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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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In the US, about 10 million people suffer from the benign growths that block the nasal passages and cause congestion, pain and pressure, sinus infections and difficulty breathing.
In children, tooth decay can lead to a life of dental problems and can even lead to chronic ear and sinus infections as well as future cardiovascular disease.
Viral sinus infections, which are the most common type of sinusitis, have symptoms of common cold typically lasting up to seven to 10 days.
He said if proper care was not taken, complications such as ear and sinus infections, pneumonia and flu may occur.
"Sinus infections arise from a combination of blockage within the sinus and infection forming within it.
GPs should no longer prescribe antibiotics for sinus infections, says official NHS guidance.
[USA], Sep 09 (ANI): A study has recently found that by blocking sweet taste receptors, one can help the body fight off sinus infections.