otitis mediae

otitis media

[mee-dee-uh]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of the middle ear, characterized by pain, dizziness, and impaired hearing.

Origin:
1870–75; < Neo-Latin: middle otitis

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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   (ō-tī'tĭs mē'dē-ə)  Pronunciation Key 
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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