barotitis media

[ băr′ō-tītĭs mēdē-ə ]

n.

An acute or chronic traumatic inflammation of the middle ear caused by differences between the pressure in the tympanic cavity and the ambient pressure.aero-otitis media

Nearby words

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  4. biocatalyst,
  5. biocellate,
  6. biocenosis,
  7. biocentric,
  8. biochemical,
  9. biochemical oxygen demand,
  10. biochemical pathways


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