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mastoiditis

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noun mas·toid·itis \ˌmas-ˌtȯi-ˈdī-təs\

Definition of mastoiditis

  1. :  inflammation of the mastoid and especially of the mastoid cells



Origin and Etymology of mastoiditis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1881


Medical Dictionary

mastoiditis

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noun mas·toid·itis \ˌmas-ˌtȯid-ˈīt-əs\

Medical Definition of mastoiditis

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mastoidititides

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  1. :  inflammation of the mastoid and especially of the mastoid cells




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