- inflammation of the mastoid process.
Origin of mastoiditis
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- inflammation of the mastoid process
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- Inflammation of the mastoid process and mastoid sinuses.
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- Inflammation of the mastoid process, usually resulting from an acute infection of the middle ear.
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