Definition of Parotitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of one or both parotid glands.

Group relationships: Epidemic Parotitis, Mumps
Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Parotitis

1. n. Inflammation of the parotid glands.

Definition of Parotitis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of one or both parotid glands. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parotitis

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Medical Definition of Parotitis

1. Inflammation of the parotid gland. Synonym: parotiditis. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parotitis

parotid recess
parotid sheath
parotid space
parotid vein
parotid veins
parotidectomy
parotiditis
parotidoauricularis
parotids
parotin
parotis
parotises
parotitic
parotitides
parotitis (current term)
parotitises
parotoid
parotoid gland
parotoids
parous
parousia
parousias
parovaria
parovarian
parovarian cyst
parovariotomy
parovaritis
parovarium
paroxetime

Literary usage of Parotitis

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"So we see in this series, parotitis was over 10 times more frequent when oral ... The cause of secondary parotitis has occasioned a good deal of discussion. ..."

2. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1883)
"Idiopathic parotitis is rarely sporadic ; it almost always occurs in epidemics ... Infants and old persons usually escape epidemic parotitis; males are more ..."

3. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"parotitis occurs, as a primary affection, with comparative frequency among ... The analogous disease of man known as mumps or parotitis epidemica is beyond ..."

4. A System of Practical Medicine by William Pepper, Louis Starr (1885)
"Вт JOHN M. KEATING, MD THE terni parotitis is applied to a condition of painful ... Idiopathic parotitis, parotitis epidémica, or mumps, as it is variously ..."

5. A Text-book of Practical Medicine: With Particular Reference to Physiology by Felix von Niemeyer (1878)
"Infants and old persons usually escape epidemic parotitis; males are ... We do not exactly know the relation of such cases of parotitis to these diseases. ..."

6. Pediatrics: The Hygienic and Medical Treatment of Children by Thomas Morgan Rotch (1906)
"parotitis (mumps) is a highly infectious disease which attacks the parotid gland. ... The duration of an attack of parotitis is from a few days to a week, ..."

7. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Lewellys Franklin Barker, Milton Howard Fussell, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Metastatic parotitis (Secondary parotitis, Infectious parotitis, parotitis metastatica) Inflammation of the parotid not due to epidemic mumps may be ..."

8. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann, Henry Larned Keith Shaw, Linnæus Edford La Fétra (1908)
"Thus we have to deal with a primary, idiopathic parotitis, as distinguished from those inflammatory processes of the gland which occur in the course, ..."

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