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tympanitis

[ tim-puh-nahy-tis ]
/ ˌtɪm pəˈnaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the middle ear; otitis media.
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Origin of tympanitis

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

tympanitis
/ (ˌtɪmpəˈnaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the eardrumAlso called: otitis media
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Medical definitions for tympanitis

tympanitis
[ tĭm′pə-nītĭs ]

n.
myringitis
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