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aerosinusitis

[air-oh-sahy-nuh-sahy-tis] /ˌɛər oʊˌsaɪ nəˈsaɪ tɪs/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
inflammation of the nasal sinuses caused by the effect on the sinuses of changes in atmospheric pressure.
Also called barosinusitus.
Origin of aerosinusitis
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aerosinusitis in Medicine

aerosinusitis aer·o·si·nus·i·tis (âr'ō-sī'nə-sī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the paranasal sinuses caused by a difference between the pressure within the sinus cavities and the ambient pressure. Also called barosinusitis.

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