aerosinusitis

[ air-oh-sahy-nuh-sahy-tis ]
/ ˌɛər oʊˌsaɪ nəˈsaɪ tɪs /

noun Medicine/Medical.

inflammation of the nasal sinuses caused by the effect on the sinuses of changes in atmospheric pressure.

Nearby words

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  3. aeroponics,
  4. aeropulse,
  5. aeroscepsy,
  6. aerosol,
  7. aerosol bomb,
  8. aerosol generator,
  9. aerosolize,
  10. aerospace

Origin of aerosinusitis


Also called barosinusitus.

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Medicine definitions for aerosinusitis

aerosinusitis

[ âr′ō-sī′nə-sītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the paranasal sinuses caused by a difference between the pressure within the sinus cavities and the ambient pressure.barosinusitis

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