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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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OTIPRIO is the first single dose, physician administered product approved by the FDA for the treatment of pediatric patients with bilateral otitis media with effusion undergoing TT placement.
The mentioned study addressed 123 children with otitis media with effusion within the age range of 7 months-12 years.
8) Another study in 2012, conducted by Rosenkranz, et al, of 23 general practitioners found that a multimodal, interactive workshop can significantly increase the confidence of general practitioners for diagnosis of otitis media with effusion and also for using pneumatic otoscopy and tympanometry.
15] in a study conducted in Brazil, evaluated 52 4-10 year-olds with otitis media with effusion and 48 children without otitis enrolled in the ENT department of Sao Paulo University, in order to determine the relationship between otitis media with effusion and malocclusions.
KEY WORDS: Accuracy, Hearing impairment, Otitis Media with Effusion, Tympanometry.
Chronic otitis media with effusion (COME) happens when fluid remains in the middle ear for a long time or returns over and over again, even though there is no infection.
The effect of the season on otitis media with effusion resolution rates in the New York Metropolitan area.
pylori as one of the organisms implicated in otitis media with effusion (OME).
3) It is often difficult to discriminate between the manifestations of otitis media with effusion (OME) and recurrent AOM and they frequently overlap.
Clinical diagnostic accuracy of otitis media with effusion in children, and significance of myringotomy: Diagnostic or therapeutic?
Relation of infant feeding practices, cigarette smoke exposure, and group child care to the onset and duration of otitis media with effusion in the first two years of life.
Perform a hearing test when otitis media with effusion is present for 3 months or longer, or whenever you suspect a language delay, learning problems, or a significant hearing loss.