aerotitis media

[ air-uh-tahy-tis, air- ]
/ ˈɛər əˈtaɪ tɪs, ˌɛər- /


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.

Origin of aerotitis media

Also called aer·o·ti·tis. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for aerotitis media

aerotitis media
[ âr′ə-tītĭs mēdē-ə ]


barotitis media
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