Parotitis, L. Inflammation of the parotid gland, which is situated under the ear.
On a careful examination, it was found to affect the parotid gland, and the surrounding cellular tissue.
On the fifth day the ulcerating gland burst outside and the parotid gland became relieved.
As a matter of fact, the function of the parotid gland was not well understood at this time.
Swelling of the parotid gland occasionally occurs in typhoid fever, but is much less common than in typhus.
Several cases are on record pointing to the possibility of a metastasis of mumps from the parotid gland to the pancreas.
This is a contagious disease, consisting in an inflammation of the parotid gland.
Lower jaw square, so as to look as if the parotid gland were swollen.
The seat of the affection is the parotid gland which is located in front of and on a level with the ear.
Secondary infection of the parotid gland frequently occurs, and gives rise to a suppurative parotitis.
parotid gland n.
Either of a pair of major salivary glands situated below and in front of each ear and opening into the parotid duct; the largest of the major salivary glands.
parotid pa·rot·id (pə-rŏt'ĭd)
Situated near the ear.
Of or relating to a parotid gland.