Definitions for otitis mediaˈmi di ə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
oti′tis me′di•aˈmi di ə(n.)
inflammation of the middle ear, characterized by pain, dizziness, and impaired hearing.
Origin of otitis media:
1870–75; < NL
inflammation of the middle ear; common in children
An inflammation of the middle ear.
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
Inflammation of the MIDDLE EAR including the AUDITORY OSSICLES and the EUSTACHIAN TUBE.
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