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aerosinusitis

[ air-oh-sahy-nuh-sahy-tis ]
/ ˌɛər oʊˌsaɪ nəˈsaɪ tɪs /
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noun Medicine/Medical.

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

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Also called barosinusitus.

Origin of aerosinusitis

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Medical 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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