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Inflammation of the ear.
o·tit′ic (ō-tĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Medicine) inflammation of the ear, esp the middle ear (otitis media), with pain, impaired hearing, etc, or the outer ear (otitis externa), with inflammation between the ear drum and the external opening. See also labyrinthitis
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inflammation of the ear.
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Medicine. any variety of inflammation in the ear. — otitic, adj.See also: Ear
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|Noun||1.||otitis - inflammation of the ear|
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
otitis externa - inflammation of the external ear (including auricle and ear canal)
otitis media - inflammation of the middle ear; common in children
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otitis[əʊˈtaɪtɪs] N → otitis f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n. otitis, infl. del oído externo, oído medio o del interno.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
otitisn otitis f; — externa otitis externa; — media otitis media; — media with effusion otitis media con derrame; secretory —media otitis media serosa
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