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par·o·ti·tis(păr′ə-tī′tĭs) also pa·rot·i·di·tis (pə-rŏt′ĭ-dī′tĭs)
Inflammation of the parotid glands, as in mumps.
par′o·tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Pathology) inflammation of the parotid gland. See also mumps
parotitic, parotiditic adj
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par•o•ti•tis(ˌpær əˈtaɪ tɪs)
also pa•rot•i•di•tis(pəˌrɒt ɪˈdaɪ tɪs)
1. inflammation of a parotid.
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a swollen or inflamed condition of the parotid. Also called mumps. — parotitic, adj.See also: Disease and Illness
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|Noun||1.||parotitis - inflammation of one or both parotid glands|
epidemic parotitis, mumps - an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands
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parotitisn parotiditis f
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