otitis media

[mee-dee-uh]

noun Pathology.

inflammation of the middle ear, characterized by pain, dizziness, and impaired hearing.

Origin of otitis media

1870–75; < New Latin: middle otitis
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otitis media in Medicine

otitis media

[mēdē-ə]

n.

Inflammation of the middle ear, occurring commonly in children as a result of infection and often causing pain and temporary hearing loss.
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otitis media in Science

otitis media

[ō-tītĭs mēdē-ə]

Inflammation of the middle ear, occurring commonly in children as a result of infection and often causing pain and temporary hearing loss.
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