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sinusitis

[ sahy-nuh-sahy-tis ]
/ ˌsaɪ nəˈsaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of a sinus or the sinuses.

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Origin of sinusitis

From New Latin, dating back to 1900–05; see origin at sinus, -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for sinusitis

sinusitis
/ (ˌsaɪnəˈsaɪtɪs) /

noun

inflammation of the membrane lining a sinus, esp a nasal sinus
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Medical definitions for sinusitis

sinusitis
[ sī′nə-sītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the mucous membrane of a sinus, especially of the paranasal sinuses.
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