par otitis

parotitis

[par-uh-tahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
1.
inflammation of a parotid.
Also, parotiditis [puh-rot-i-dahy-tis] .


Origin:
1815–25; parot(id) + -itis

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parotitis or parotiditis (ˌpærəˈtaɪtɪs, pəˌrɒtɪˈdaɪtɪs)
 
n
See also mumps inflammation of the parotid gland
 
parotiditis or parotiditis
 
n
 
parotitic or parotiditis
 
adj
 
parotiditic or parotiditis
 
adj

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parotitis par·o·ti·tis (pār'ə-tī'tĭs) or pa·rot·i·di·tis (pə-rŏt'ĭ-dī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the parotid glands, as in mumps.


par'o·tit'ic (-tĭt'ĭk) adj.
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