otitis

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o·ti·tis

 (ō-tī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the ear.

o·tit′ic (ō-tĭt′ĭk) adj.

otitis

(əʊˈtaɪtɪs)
n
(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

o•ti•tis

(oʊˈtaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the ear.
[1790–1800; < Greek ōt-, s. of oûs ear1 + -itis]

otitis

Medicine. any variety of inflammation in the ear. — otitic, adj.
See also: Ear
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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
labyrinthitis, otitis interna - inflammation of the inner ear; can cause vertigo and vomiting
otitis externa - inflammation of the external ear (including auricle and ear canal)
otitis media - inflammation of the middle ear; common in children
Translations

otitis

[əʊˈtaɪtɪs] Notitis f

o·ti·tis

n. otitis, infl. del oído externo, oído medio o del interno.

otitis

n otitis f; — externa otitis externa; — media otitis media; — media with effusion otitis media con derrame; secretory —media otitis media serosa
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9] reported ten patients presenting with signs of serous otitis media whose imaging revealed a temporal meningioma involving the middle ear.
So, adenoid hypertrophy may be a factor in the etiology of serous otitis media.
It's especially amazing that no one had ever tested Jon's hearing or detected the fluid in his ears because seven out of 10 children will develop serous otitis media at least once before they reach age three, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology.
The patient was a 47-year-old man, a fighter pilot, who was referred to our hospital with a 3-year history of (1) fullness in the right ear secondary to recurrent serous otitis media and (2) right ear pain, which was especially acute during flights.
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