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n.1.(Med.) The act of inflating the middle ear by blowing air up the nose during the act of swallowing; - so called from Prof. Politzer of Vienna, who first practiced it.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Adam Politzer (1835-1920) and the description of otosclerosis.
Facial nerve hemangioma, first described in 1901 by Adam Politzer, is a rare benign vascular tumor that accounts for approximately 0.7% of all temporal bone neoplasms.