Definitions for otitis mediaˈmi di ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

oti′tis me′di•aˈmi di ə(n.)

  1. inflammation of the middle ear, characterized by pain, dizziness, and impaired hearing.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of otitis media:

1870–75; < NL

Princeton's WordNet

  1. otitis media(noun)

    inflammation of the middle ear; common in children

Wiktionary

  1. otitis media(Noun)

    An inflammation of the middle ear.

Freebase

  1. Otitis media

    Otitis media is the medical term for middle ear infection. Although several subtypes of otitis media are distinguished, the term is often used synonymously with acute otitis media. It is very common in childhood.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Otitis Media

    Inflammation of the MIDDLE EAR including the AUDITORY OSSICLES and the EUSTACHIAN TUBE.

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