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How to Pronounce mumps?

Correct pronunciation for the word "mumps" is [mˈʌmps], [mˈʌmps], [m_ˈʌ_m_p_s].

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"Mumps" in context

Mumps is a contagious infection, caused by a virus, that usually affects children's cheeks and jaw area. It is more common in children aged between five to nine. Although it is mainly a childhood infection, it can affect adults and is more serious in adults than in children.

Symptoms of mumps include fever, loss of appetite, and tender, swollen salivary glands on one or both sides of the face. When the salivary glands swell, the neck and face will look puffy and swollen. The salivary glands can get so swollen that the external ear is pushed out of place.

Usage over time for mumps:

This graph shows how "mumps" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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