sinusitis

noun
si·​nus·​i·​tis | \ ˌsīn-yə-ˈsī-təs How to pronounce sinusitis (audio) , ˌsī-nə- \

Definition of sinusitis

: inflammation of a sinus of the skull

Examples of sinusitis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Department of Veterans Affairs has since launched a review of particulate matter pollution and added three conditions as presumptions — asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis — while continuing to review health outcomes for veterans. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 23 Mar. 2022 In November, the White House announced that soldiers exposed to burn pits who developed any of three specific ailments — asthma, rhinitis and sinusitis — within 10 years can receive disability benefits. Kevin Freking, ajc, 3 Mar. 2022 Currently, the Department of Veterans Affairs decides these exposure claims on a case-by-case basis, with the exception of those filed for asthma, rhinitis or sinusitis. Mariam Khan, ABC News, 3 Mar. 2022 The discharge that comes with sinusitis is usually thick, yellow or greenish mucus. Korin Miller, Health.com, 7 Feb. 2022 That, or feeling as though your sinus infections never completely go away, may be signs of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS), or chronic sinusitis, according to Dr. Gudis. Melissa Fiorenza, Health.com, 8 Feb. 2022 Veterans diagnosed with asthma, rhinitis or sinusitis within 10 years of returning from Iraq, Afghanistan or certain other foreign deployments are now presumed to have suffered respiratory damage during their service and are eligible for benefits. New York Times, 11 Jan. 2022 The Department of Veterans Affairs has since launched a review of particulate matter pollution and added three conditions as presumptions: asthma, rhinitis, and sinusitis, while continuing to review health outcomes for veterans. Sig Christenson, San Antonio Express-News, 7 Jan. 2022 Or maybe a viral infection—like sinusitis—unmasked your asthma symptoms, according to the ACAAI. Korin Miller, SELF, 2 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of sinusitis

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sinusitis was in 1896

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31 Mar 2022

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“Sinusitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sinusitis. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for sinusitis

sinusitis

noun
si·​nus·​itis | \ ˌsī-n(y)ə-ˈsīt-əs How to pronounce sinusitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of sinusitis

: inflammation of a sinus of the skull

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