otitis otitis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the ear

Usage(s):

  • The possibility of the production of sinusitis and otitis media secondary to irritation by chloroacetophenone commonest tear gas is not at all fantastic.

News

  • iPhones for ear infections

    BACKGROUND: An ear infection (acute otitis media) is most often a bacterial or viral infection that affects the middle ear; the air-filled space behind the eardrum that contains the tiny vibrating bones of the ear. The infection often results from another illness -- cold, flu, or allergy -- that causes congestion and swelling of the nasal passages, throat, and Eustachian tubes.  Children are ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: WFTV 9 Orlando

Quotes

  • "Otitis externa is the same thing as swimmer's ear," says Lezak, who currently holds the fastest 100 meter freestyle time in the world this year. "Unfortunately, I've experienced far too many bouts with swimmer's ear. It is painful and...
    on Aug 13, 2004 By: Jason Lezak Source: USA Today

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