aerotitis media

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aerotitis media aer·o·ti·tis me·di·a (âr'ə-tī'tĭs mē'dē-ə)
n.
An acute or chronic traumatic inflammation of the middle ear caused by differences between the pressure in the tympanic cavity and the ambient pressure. Also called barotitis media.

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