[par-uh-tahy-tis] /ˌpær əˈtaɪ tɪs/
inflammation of a .
inflammation of the parotid gland See also mumps
parotitis par·o·ti·tis (pār’ə-tī’tĭs) or pa·rot·i·di·tis (pə-rŏt’ĭ-dī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the parotid glands, as in mumps.
par’o·tit’ic (-tĭt’ĭk) adj.
[puh-roh-toid] /pəˈroʊ tɔɪd/ Zoology noun 1. Also called parotoid gland. any of certain cutaneous glands forming warty masses near the ear in certain toads. adjective 2. of or relating to a parotoid. 3. resembling a . /pəˈrɒtɔɪd/ noun 1. Also called parotoid gland. any of various warty poison glands on the head and back of […]
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noun an obsession with or excitement about the return of Christ Word Origin Parousia ‘second coming’