parotitis

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noun par·o·ti·tis \ˌper-ō-ˈtī-təs, ˌpa-rō-\

Definition of parotitis

  1. :  inflammation of the parotid glands; also :  mumps

First Known Use of parotitis

1796


Medical Dictionary

parotitis

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noun par·o·ti·tis \-ˈtīt-əs\

Medical Definition of parotitis

  1. 1:  inflammation and swelling of one or both parotid glands or other salivary glands (as in mumps)

  2. 2:  mumps


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