otitis media

noun otitis me·dia \ -ˈmē-dē-ə \
Updated on: 18 Feb 2018

Definition of otitis media

: inflammation of the middle ear marked especially by pain, fever, dizziness, and abnormalities in hearing; especially : acute otitis media

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New Latin


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otitis media

noun otitis me·dia \ -ˈmēd-ē-ə \

medical Definition of otitis media

: inflammation of the middle ear marked by pain, fever, dizziness, and abnormalities of hearing; especially : acute otitis media — see aero-otitis media, serous otitis media

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