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Description of Mumps

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Mumps: an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Mumps: acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by Rubulavirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes; spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine.
Source: Diseases Database

Mumps: acute, inflammatory, contagious disease caused by Rubulavirus and characterized by swelling of the salivary glands, especially the parotids, and sometimes of the pancreas, ovaries, or testes; spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine.
Source: CRISP

Mumps: An acute infectious disease caused by RUBULAVIRUS, spread by direct contact, airborne droplet nuclei, fomites contaminated by infectious saliva, and perhaps urine, and usually seen in children under the age of 15, although adults may also be affected. (From Dorland, 28th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Mumps: Related Topics

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Mumps as a Disease

Mumps (medical condition): See Mumps (disease information).
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Mumps: Related Diseases

Mumps: Mumps is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Mumps: Article Excerpts

Measles, mumps, and rubella were once very common diseases in the United States, but they have become rare because... (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

Measles, mumps, and rubella were once very common diseases in the United States, but they have... (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

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Mumps as a Symptom

Mumps (symptom): Measles, mumps, and rubella were once very common diseases in the United States, but they have... (Source: excerpt from Shots for Safety -- Age Page -- Health Information: NIA)

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Mumps: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Mumps:

Source: Diseases Database

Source - WordNet 2.1

  • Parotitis, Epidemic

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Mumps

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Mumps can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Mumps

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Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

Disease Ontology - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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