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si·nus·i·tis

 (sī′nə-sī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the sinuses or a sinus, especially in the nasal region.
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sinusitis

(ˌsaɪnəˈsaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the membrane lining a sinus, esp a nasal sinus
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si•nus•i•tis

(ˌsaɪ nəˈsaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of a sinus of the skull.
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sinusitis

Inflammation of the sinuses, usually caused by an infection.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sinusitis - inflammation of one of the paranasal sinuses
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
pansinusitis - inflammation of all of the paranasal sinuses
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Translations
sinusitidazánět dutin
Sinusitis

sinusitis

[ˌsaɪnəˈsaɪtɪs] Nsinusitis f
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sinusitis

[ˌsaɪnəˈsaɪtɪs] nsinusite f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

sinusitis

nStirnhöhlenkatarr(h) m, → Sinusitis f
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sinusitis

[ˌsaɪnəˈsaɪtɪs] nsinusite f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

si·nus·i·tis

n. sinusitis, infl. de la mucosa de un seno o cavidad, esp. los senos paranasales.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

sinusitis

n sinusitis f
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Ear ache can be cause by many factors such as infection (otitis media), swimmer's ear (infection of the skin in the ear canal), pressure from a cold or sinus infection, teeth pain radiating up the jaw to the ear.
A YOUNG dad died two days after being sent home from hospital with a "sinus infection".
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A rare viral sinus infection killed a 13-year-old Michigan boy after it spread to his brain.
With winter just around the corner, cold weather related illnesses, like sinus infection, better known as sinusitis, are making a return.
HealthDay News | NYT Syndicate YOUR child's sinuses are not fully developed until late in the teen years, but the child can still develop a sinus infection. Although small, the maxillary (behind the cheek) and ethmoid (between the eyes) sinuses are present at birth.
Mum Kerry has described how she lived through every parents' worst nightmare after taking her son to hospital with a sinus infection and being told he had a rare form of meningitis.
ARTIs, including the common cold, uncomplicated bronchitis, sore throat and sinus infection, are the most common reason for doctor's office visits, according to the ACP.
Q HOW CAN YOU TELL WHETHER A SINUS INFECTION IS BACTERIAL OR VIRAL?
DISCUSSION: The paranasal sinus infection is one of the most frequently encountered condition in medical practice and with higher, broad spectrum, and newer antibiotics the majority of cases are managed without complication.
Singer Miley Cyrus on her return to work after recovering from a sinus infection, denying that her absence was caused by a drug overdose.
Miley Cyrus faces a race against the clock to recover in time for her European tour after an "extreme" allergic reaction to medication for a sinus infection.