sialadenitis

sialadenitis

[sahy-uh-lad-n-ahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of one or more of the salivary glands.

Origin:
< Greek síal(on) saliva + adenitis

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sialadenitis si·a·lad·en·i·tis (sī'ə-lād'n-ī'tĭs) or si·a·lo·ad·e·ni·tis (sī'ə-lō-ād'n-)
n.
Inflammation of a salivary gland.

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