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Meaning of PAROTITIS

Pronunciation:  `paru'tItis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  inflammation of one or both parotid glands
 

PAROTITIS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: epidemic parotitis, inflammation, mumps, redness, rubor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par`o*ti"tis\, n. [NL. See {Parotid}, and {-itis}.]
(Med.)
Inflammation of the parotid glands.

{Epidemic}, or {Infectious}, {parotitis}, mumps.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This is the inflammation of the parotid gland, often the result of mumps virus infection. Usually (two thirds of the time), if one gland becomes inflammed, the other also becomes inflammed.
 

 

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