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mastoiditis

[mas-toi-dahy-tis] /ˌmæs tɔɪˈdaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the mastoid process.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; mastoid + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for mastoiditis

mastoiditis

/ˌmæstɔɪˈdaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the mastoid process
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mastoiditis in Medicine

mastoiditis mas·toid·i·tis (mās'toi-dī'tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the mastoid process and mastoid sinuses.

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mastoiditis in Science
mastoiditis
  (mās'toid-ī'tĭs)   
Inflammation of the mastoid process, usually resulting from an acute infection of the middle ear.
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