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aerotitis media

[air-uh-tahy-tis, air-]
  1. temporary deafness and pain arising from traumatic inflammation of the middle ear, caused by a rapid change in barometric pressure, as a rise in ambient cabin pressure in an aircraft descending from high altitude for landing.
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Origin of aerotitis media

Also called aer·o·ti·tis.
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aerotitis media in Medicine

aerotitis media

(âr′ə-tītĭs mēdē-ə)
  1. barotitis media
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