tympanitis

[tim-puh-nahy-tis]
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noun Pathology.

inflammation of the middle ear; otitis media.

Origin of tympanitis

First recorded in 1790–1800; tympan(um) + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for tympanitis

tympanitis

noun

inflammation of the eardrumAlso called: otitis media
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tympanitis in Medicine

tympanitis

[tĭm′pə-nītĭs]

n.

myringitis
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