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otitis media

[mee-dee-uh] /ˈmi di ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the middle ear, characterized by pain, dizziness, and impaired hearing.
Origin of otitis media
1870-1875
1870-75; < New Latin: middle otitis
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otitis media in Medicine

otitis media otitis me·di·a (mē'dē-ə)
n.
Inflammation of the middle ear, occurring commonly in children as a result of infection and often causing pain and temporary hearing loss.

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otitis media in Science
otitis media
  (ō-tī'tĭs mē'dē-ə)   
Inflammation of the middle ear, occurring commonly in children as a result of infection and often causing pain and temporary hearing loss.
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