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What does “barren” mean?
Also pa·rot·i·di·tis [puh-rot-i-dahy-tis]. /pəˌrɒt ɪˈdaɪ tɪs/.
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Example sentences from the Web for parotitis
Mumps is the common name for what is technically called parotitis (or parotiditis).Woman|William J. Robinson
British Dictionary definitions for parotitis
/ (ˌpærəˈtaɪtɪs) /
inflammation of the parotid glandSee also mumps
Derived forms of parotitisparotitic (ˌpærəˈtɪtɪk) or parotiditic (pəˌrɒtɪˈdɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for parotitis
[ păr′ə-tī′tĭs ]
Inflammation of the parotid glands, as in mumps.
Other words from parotitispar′o•tit′ic (-tĭt′ĭk) adj.
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