sialadenosis

[ sī′ə-lăd′n-ōsĭs ]

n.

Enlargement of the salivary glands, usually the parotids, often seen in conditions such as alcoholism and malnutrition.

Nearby words

  1. siabon,
  2. siad barre,
  3. sial,
  4. sial-,
  5. sialadenitis,
  6. sialagogic,
  7. sialagogue,
  8. sialectasis,
  9. sialemesis,
  10. sialic


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