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mumps, plural;
  1. A contagious and infectious viral disease causing swelling of the parotid salivary glands in the face, and a risk of sterility in adult males


  1. an acute contagious viral disease characterized by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands
  2. MUMPS (Massachusetts General Hospital Utility Multi-Programming System), or alternatively M, is a programming language created in the late 1960s, originally for use in the healthcare industry. It was designed for the production of multi-user database-driven applications. ...
  3. Mumps and epidemic parotitis is a viral disease of the human species, caused by the mumps virus. Before the development of vaccination and the introduction of a vaccine, it was a common childhood disease worldwide, and is still a significant threat to health in the third world.
  4. MUMPS (MUltifrontal Massively Parallel sparse direct Solver) is a software application for the solution of large sparse systems of linear algebraic equations on distributed memory parallel computers. It was developed in European project PARASOL (1996–1999) by CERFACS, IRIT-ENSEEIHT and RAL. ...
  5. A contagious disease caused by a virus of the genus Rubulavirus, mostly occurring in childhood, which causes swelling of glands in the face and neck
  6. (mump) Troll name for their children and youngsters.
  7. (vb.) mump:   To obtain an item for free without stealing it. "I'm going to see what I can mump.","I couldn't find it in the shops so I mumped it.". A person who practices mumping is known as a mumper.
  8. an acute and highly contagious viral illness that usually occurs in childhood. Spread by airborne droplets from the upper respiratory tract, the disease usually takes two to three weeks to appear.
  9. a virus that lives in the mouth, nose, and throat can be transmitted when an infected person cough, sneezes, talks, or touches someone else; symptoms include fever, headache, and swollen glands under the jaw; childhood immunization is the best form of prevention.
  10. a sudden illness caused by the virus paramyxovirus. It is spread by direct contact as well as by airborne droplets and saliva. Since 1967 the mumps vaccine (MMR, or measles, mumps and rubella) has helped cases decline in the United States. ...
  11. A serous illness that mainly affects children. Most children are immunised against mumps now, by the MMR jab, but children who have not been immunised are at risk.
  12. infectious fever or inflammation of the parotid gland. A viral infection that may cause hearing loss. It does not always lead to hearing loss, but it can cause a wide range of sensorineural hearing loss from monaural to binaural and mild to profound in degree.
  13. This is an acute, viral illness characterized by fever, and swelling and tenderness of one or more salivary glands. (See Appendix D.)
  14. Symptoms of mumps include swollen glands, fever, headache, and loss of appetite. Usually, children have no problem recovering from this disease. In adults, it can be more severe causing fertility issues.
  15. A viral disease of the parotid (salivary) glands. Contraction of the virus after puberty may damage sperm-producing cells in the testicles. In most cases, only one testicle is affected. Some men could suffer permanent sterility.
  16. Mumps is an acute viral illness and usually presents with inflammation of the salivary glands, particularly the parotid glands (salivary glands near the ears). ...
  17. Common term for parotitis; inflammation of one or both parotid glands that is caused by a virus
  18. Multi-User MEMS Process. Foundry process & standard developed by Cronos. The process allow several device / system designs to be fabricated simultaneously on one wafer.