epidemic parotitis


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epidemic parotitis

n
(Pathology) another name for mumps
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Noun1.epidemic parotitis - an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glandsepidemic parotitis - an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
parotitis - inflammation of one or both parotid glands
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Mumps (epidemic parotitis) is a viral disease caused by the mumps virus.
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