Definition of Otitis media

1. Noun. Inflammation of the middle ear; common in children.

Generic synonyms: Otitis

Definition of Otitis media

1. Noun. (pathology) An inflammation of the middle ear. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Otitis media

1. Infection and inflammation of the middle ear space and ear drum. Symptoms include earache, fever and in some cases, diminished hearing. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Otitis Media

otiose
otiosely
otioseness
otiosenesses
otiosities
otiosity
otis
otitic
otitic hydrocephalus
otitic meningitis
otitides
otitis
otitis desquamativa
otitis externa
otitis interna
otitis media (current term)
otitis media with effusion
otitises
otjisumeite
oto-
otoacariasis
otoacoustic
otoba fat
otobiosis
otocadherin
otocephaly
otocerebritis
otoconia
otoconial
otoconite

Literary usage of Otitis media

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1. The ABCs of Safe & Healthy Child Care: A Handbook for Child Care Providers by Cynthia M. Hale, Jacqueline A. Polder (2000)
"Earache (otitis media) in the Child Care Setting An earache or ear infection (otitis ... otitis media usually occurs in children under 3 years of age. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"Otologists agree that the infection in a large percentage of cases of acute otitis media proceeds through the Eustachian tube, complicating acute rhinitis ..."

3. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1908)
""Etiology, Symptomatology and Pathology of otitis media Suppurativa Chronica. ... "The Technique of the Radical Operation for otitis media Suppurativa ..."

4. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"Acute Suppurative otitis media; Acute Purulent otitis media »(otitis media Purulenta ... The causes of acute purulent otitis media are the same as those, ..."

5. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1894)
"Suppurative otitis media: Carotid Aneurism.— Socie'te des Sciences Medicales of Lyons a case of a man, at. 46, of rheumatic but not syphilitic history, ..."

6. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1899)
"REMARKS ON otitis media AND EARACHE IN LOBAR PNEUMONIA OF CHILDREN. ... The oldest boy, seven years old, had had twice purulent otitis media and numerous ..."

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