aerotitis media


aerotitis media
SYN: barotitis media. [aero- + G. ous, ear, + -itis, inflammation]

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barotitis media.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • aerotitis media — Inflamación o hemorragia del oído medio producida por la existencia de una diferencia entre la presión del aire en el oído medio y la de la atmósfera, como sucede en los cambios bruscos de altitud, en las inmersiones o en las cámaras hiperbáricas …   Diccionario médico

  • aerotitis media — /air euh tuy tis, air / temporary deafness and pain arising from traumatic inflammation of the middle ear, caused by a rapid change in barometric pressure, as a rise in ambient cabin pressure in an aircraft descending from high altitude for… …   Universalium

  • aerotitis media — /air euh tuy tis, air / temporary deafness and pain arising from traumatic inflammation of the middle ear, caused by a rapid change in barometric pressure, as a rise in ambient cabin pressure in an aircraft descending from high altitude for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Aerotitis — Middle ear problems due to changing atmospheric pressures, as when a plane descends to land. The problems include ear pain, ringing, diminished hearing and, sometimes, dizziness. The word aerotitis (pronounced aer o tit is) is compounded from aer …   Medical dictionary

  • aerotitis — n. from the term aerotitis media (inflammation of the middle ear caused by changes in atmospheric pressure) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • barotitis media — Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the middle ear caused by pressure difference within the middle ear relative to ambient pressure, secondary to obstruction of the auditory tube or its …   Medical dictionary

  • barotitis media — Véase aerotitis media. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • Barotitis — Middle ear problems due to changing atmospheric pressures, as when a plane descends to land. The problems include ear pain, ringing, diminished hearing and, sometimes, dizziness. The word barotitis (pronounced bar o tit is) is compounded from bar …   Medical dictionary

  • Otic barotrauma — Middle ear problems due to changing atmospheric pressures, as when a plane descends to land. The problems include ear pain, ringing, diminished hearing and, sometimes, dizziness. Alternate terms include aerotitis: aerotitis media, barotitis,… …   Medical dictionary

  • barotrauma — /bar euh trow meuh, traw /, n., pl. barotraumata / meuh teuh/, barotraumas. Pathol. injury of certain organs, esp. the ear, due to a change in the atmospheric pressure. Cf. aerotitis media. [BARO + TRAUMA] * * * ▪ physiology       any of several… …   Universalium


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