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mumps

 (mŭmps)
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
An acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by a paramyxovirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes. This disease, mainly affecting children, can be prevented by vaccination.

[Perhaps from pl. of dialectal mump, grimace.]
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mumps

(mʌmps)
n
(Pathology) (functioning as singular or plural) an acute contagious viral disease of the parotid salivary glands, characterized by swelling of the affected parts, fever, and pain beneath the ear: usually affects children. Also called: epidemic parotitis
[C16: from mump1 (to grimace)]
ˈmumpish adj
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mumps

(mʌmps)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
an infectious disease characterized by inflammatory swelling of the parotid and usu. other salivary glands, and sometimes by inflammation of the testes or ovaries, caused by a paramyxovirus.
[1590–1600; compare obsolete mump grimace, dial. mump to mumble; expressive word; see -s3]
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mumps

(mŭmps)
A contagious disease, usually affecting children, that is caused by a virus. Symptoms include inflammation of the salivary glands, especially those at the back of the jaw.
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mumps

Inflammation of the parotid salivary glands, caused by a virus that is spread in saliva.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mumps - an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glandsmumps - 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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Translations
příušnice
fåresyge
mumps
sikotauti
zaušnjaci
mumpsz
hettusótt
おたふく風邪
볼거리
kiaulytė
cūciņa
mumps
mumps
påssjuka
โรคคางทูม
bệnh quai bị

mumps

[mʌmps] NSINGpaperas fpl
my brother's got mumpsmi hermano tiene paperas
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

mumps

[ˈmʌmps] noreillons mpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

mumps

n singMumps m or f (inf) no art
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

mumps

[mʌmps] nsgorecchioni mpl
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

mumps

(mamps) noun singular
a contagious disease causing painful swelling at the sides of the neck and face.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

mumps

الْتِهَابُ الْغُدَةِ الْنِكْفِيَةُ příušnice fåresyge Mumps παρωτίτιδα paperas sikotauti oreillons zaušnjaci orecchioni おたふく風邪 볼거리 bof kusma świnka caxumba, papeira свинка påssjuka โรคคางทูม kabakulak bệnh quai bị 腮腺炎
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mumps

n. paperas, parotiditis, enfermedad febril aguda de alta contagiosidad que se caracteriza por la infl. de las glándulas parótidas y otras glándulas salivales.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mumps

n o npl parotiditis f (form), paperas; [Nota: mumps se usa con verbos singulares más que con verbos plurales.]
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