inflammation of the middle ear; otitis media.
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How to use tympanitis in a sentence
There was no fever or tympanitis, and this time but little pain.
The temperature had fallen from 104 to 101, and the tympanitis was almost entirely gone.
I have already referred to a case in which after recovery the bowels were greatly disturbed by tympanitis for years.
Of tympanitis there was none till near death, and then but little.
British Dictionary definitions for tympanitis
inflammation of the eardrum: Also called: otitis media
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