Definition of Mastoiditis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the mastoid.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Mastoiditis

1. n. Inflammation in the mastoid process of the temporal bone.

Definition of Mastoiditis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the mastoid; inflammation of the ear. ¹

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Definition of Mastoiditis

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Medical Definition of Mastoiditis

1. Inflammation of the mastoid antrum and cells. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mastoiditis

mastoid fossa
mastoid groove
mastoid lymph nodes
mastoid margin of occipital bone
mastoid notch
mastoid part of the temporal bone
mastoid process
mastoid processes
mastoid sinuses
mastoid wall of middle ear
mastoidal
mastoidale
mastoidectomies
mastoidectomy
mastoiditides
mastoiditis (current term)
mastoiditises
mastoids
mastology
mastoncus
mastoparan
mastoparans
mastoparietal
mastopathy
mastopexies
mastopexy
mastoplasia
mastoplasties
mastoplasty
mastoptosis

Literary usage of Mastoiditis

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1. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1901)
"This question will be answered by different clinicians according as their views differ as to the limitation of the suppurative otitis and mastoiditis. ..."

2. The Practice of pediatrics by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1918)
"mastoiditis Because of the ease with which pus may enter the mastoid antrum the complication of mastoiditis is of frequent occurrence in acute aural ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"mastoiditis The mastoid is not a paranasal sinus, but an accessory cavity of ... Secondary to otitis media, acute mastoiditis or mastoid disease frequently ..."

4. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"Acute suppurative mastoiditis is practically always secondary to a suppurative lesion of ... Primary mastoiditis due to syphilitic or tubercular infection, ..."

5. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1920)
"mastoiditis, ACUTE AND SUBACUTE. RESULTS IN A SERIES OF OPERATED CASES* HI LILLIE AND RA BARLOW In cases of acute and subacute mastoiditis operation is ..."

6. Treatment of the diseases of children by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1909)
"mastoiditis It is not necessary to wait for swelling in the post-auricular region, or pain or tenderness over the mastoid in order to make a diagnosis of ..."

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