• WordNet 3.6
    • n parotitis inflammation of one or both parotid glands
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Parotitis (Med) Inflammation of the parotid glands.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n parotitis Same as parotiditis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Parotitis inflammation of the parotic gland
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL. See Parotid, and -itis
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr. parōtis, -idospara, beside, ous, ōtos, ear.


In literature:

Is this a reference to the septic parotitis not unfrequently seen in low fevers?
"Gilbertus Anglicus" by Henry Ebenezer Handerson
Secondary infection of the parotid gland frequently occurs, and gives rise to a suppurative parotitis.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Parotitis, epidemic, IV, 605.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume I. (of IV.)" by W. Grant Hague, M.D.
Parotitis is an inflammation of the parotid glands.
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
These two last cases are not related as being certainly owing to parotitis, but as they might probably have that origin.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
The treatment of these non-suppurative forms of parotitis consists in relieving the symptoms.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Dr. BEHR thinks, that antiphlogistics are rarely indicated in the treatment of parotitis.
"North American Medical and Surgical Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, July, 1826" by Various
Parot guns with muzzles planted in the ground, mark the spot where General McPherson fell.
"Civil War Experiences, 1862-1865" by Edward Mott Robbins
Parotitis without suppuration occurred three times.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various

In news:

Neonatal suppurative parotitis is very rare.
Acute parotitis induced by trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.
Neonatal suppurative parotitis is very rare.
Parotitis, infectious (mumps) 0 0 0.
Acute parotitis induced by trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole .