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parotitic

[ par-uh-tit-ik ]
/ ˌpær əˈtɪt ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to parotitis.
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Origin of parotitic

First recorded in 1855–60; parotit(is) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM parotitic

post·par·o·tit·ic, adjective
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