1. parotitis inflammation of one or both parotid glands
  2. partita (music) an instrumental suite common in the 18th century
  3. peptidase any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
  4. parotid relating to or located near the parotid gland
  5. parted having a margin incised almost to the base so as to create distinct divisions or lobes
  6. parts the local environment
  7. Paranthias a genus of Serranidae
  8. partitive serving to separate or divide into parts
  9. Proteidae mud puppies
  10. aortitis inflammation of the aorta
  11. Bermudas a group of islands in the Atlantic off the Carolina coast
  12. carditis inflammation of the heart
  13. paradise any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  14. parodist mimics literary or musical style for comic effect
  15. Paradise (Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death
  16. parrot disease infectious disease of birds
  17. paradox a statement that contradicts itself
  18. partisan a fervent and even militant proponent of something
  19. partizan an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
  20. paradiddle the sound of a drum beaten rapidly and continuously

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