Mastoiditis



[mas-toi-dahy-tis] /ˌmæs tɔɪˈdaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the .
/ˌmæstɔɪˈdaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the mastoid process

mastoiditis mas·toid·i·tis (mās’toi-dī’tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the mastoid process and mastoid sinuses.
mastoiditis
(mās’toid-ī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the mastoid process, usually resulting from an acute infection of the middle ear.

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