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aerosinusitis

noun aero·si·nus·itis \ ˌar-ō-ˌsī-n(y)ə-ˈsīt-əs, ˌer- \

medical Definition of aerosinusitis

: the traumatic inflammation of the nasal sinuses resulting from the difference between atmospheric pressure and the pressure within the sinus cavities and occurring in high-altitude flyers, caisson or tunnel workers, and deep-sea divers

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