Definitions for otitisoʊˈtaɪ tɪs
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
inflammation of the ear.
Origin of otitis:
1790–1800; < Gk ōt-, s. of oûs ear1+ -itis
inflammation of the ear
Inflammation of the ear.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Inflammation of the ear, which may be marked by pain (EARACHE), fever, HEARING DISORDERS, and VERTIGO. Inflammation of the external ear is OTITIS EXTERNA; of the middle ear, OTITIS MEDIA; of the inner ear, LABYRINTHITIS.