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tympanitis

[tim-puh-nahy-tis] /ˌtɪm pəˈnaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the middle ear; otitis media.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; tympan(um) + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for tympanitis

tympanitis

/ˌtɪmpəˈnaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the eardrum Also called otitis media
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tympanitis in Medicine

tympanitis tym·pa·ni·tis (tĭm'pə-nī'tĭs)
n.
See myringitis.

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