- Also pa·rot·i·di·tis [puh-rot-i-dahy-tis]. /pəˌrɒt ɪˈdaɪ tɪs/.
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How to use parotitis in a sentence
They came to the conclusion that this variety of parotitis originates in the ducts of the gland.
Is this a reference to the septic parotitis not unfrequently seen in low fevers?Gilbertus Anglicus | Henry Ebenezer Handerson
And in the parotitis, or mumps, the breasts of women swell, when the tumor of the parotitis subsides.Zoonomia, Vol. II | Erasmus Darwin
Secondary infection of the parotid gland frequently occurs, and gives rise to a suppurative parotitis.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
I except the mumps, or parotitis, described below; which is properly an external gland, as its excretory duct opens into the air.Zoonomia, Vol. II | Erasmus Darwin
British Dictionary definitions for parotitis
inflammation of the parotid gland: See also mumps
- parotitic (ˌpærəˈtɪtɪk) or parotiditic (pəˌrɒtɪˈdɪtɪk), adjective
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