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parotitis

[par-uh-tahy-tis] /ˌpær əˈtaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of a parotid.
2.
Also, parotiditis
[puh-rot-i-dahy-tis] /pəˌrɒt ɪˈdaɪ tɪs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of parotitis
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; parot(id) + -itis
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Examples from the Web for parotiditis
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  • Mumps is the common name for what is technically called parotitis (or parotiditis).

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    William J. Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for parotiditis

parotitis

/ˌpærəˈtaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the parotid gland See also mumps
Derived Forms
parotitic (ˌpærəˈtɪtɪk), parotiditic (pəˌrɒtɪˈdɪtɪk) adjective
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parotiditis in Medicine

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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