Definition of Otitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the ear.

Definition of Otitis

1. n. Inflammation of the ear.

Definition of Otitis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the ear. ¹

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Definition of Otitis

1. inflammation of the ear [n OTITISES or OTITIDES] : OTITIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Otitis

1. Inflammation of the ear, which may be marked by pain, fever, abnormalities of hearing, hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Otitis

otic pits
otic placodes
otilonium bromide
otitic hydrocephalus
otitic meningitis
otitis (current term)
otitis desquamativa
otitis externa
otitis interna
otitis media
otitis media with effusion
otoba fat

Literary usage of Otitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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)
"I have analyzed the histories of all new patients seen between October 1, 1909, and March ], 1910, who came tome suffering from acute suppurative otitis ..."

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 nose, throat and ear: Medical and Surgical by William Lincoln Ballenger (1908)
"The exciting cause of this disease is the presence of pathogenic microorganisms in the middle ear, as already described under Acute Catarrhal otitis Media; ..."

5. The Diseases of Infancy and Childhood: For the Use of Students and by Luther Emmett Holt, John Howland (1911)
"ACUTE otitis. otitis is a frequent affection during infancy and early childhood, ... Acute otitis is, as a rule, a secondary disease, and is generally ..."

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