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Discussion Forum : Biology - Section 1 (Q.No. 63)
63.
Mumps is a disease caused by
fungus
bacterium
virus
None of these
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Amit said:   6 years ago
-Epidemic parotitis (medical name).
-Myxovirusparotidis (virus).
-swelling on parotid and salivery gland.
-mmr vaccine (measles, mumps, rubella).

Vivek said:   7 years ago
MMR vaccine is used in mumps.

Lhohbhah said:   7 years ago
Mumps, also known as epidemic parotitis, is a viral disease caused by the mumps virus. Initial signs and symptoms often include fever, muscle pain, headache, and feeling tired. This is then usually followed by painful swelling of one or both parotid salivary glands.

K.Prasanthi said:   1 decade ago
Mumps is a contagious viral disease characterised by fever and by swelling of the parotid glands.

Hawkar Hakem said:   1 decade ago
Mumps : a common virus infection mainly affecting school age children. Symptoms appear 2-3 weeks after exposure;fever, headache/and vomiting may precede a typical swelling of the parotid gland salivary glands. Vaccination against mumps provides effective immunity. (Medical Name of Mumps is : Infectious Parotitis).

Bindu said:   1 decade ago
Mumps is caused by a virus called Myxovirusparotidis. It is a RNA virus.

Vazeer said:   1 decade ago
Mumps (epidemic parotitis) is a viral disease of the human species, caused by the mumps virus.

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