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Noun: parotitis  ,per-u'tI-tus [N. Amer], ,pa-ru'tI-tus [Brit]
  1. Inflammation of one or both parotid glands

Derived forms: parotitises

Type of: inflammation, redness, rubor

Part of: epidemic parotitis, mumps

Encyclopedia: Parotitis