Aerosinusitis
Sinus troubles, particularly with pain, due to changing atmospheric pressures, as when going up or down in a plane. Also called barosinusitis or sinus barotrauma.
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aero·si·nus·itis .ar-ō-.sī-n(y)ə-'sīt-əs, .er- n 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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aero·si·nus·itis (ār″o-si″nəs-iґtis) barosinusitis.

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