secretory otitis media n.
Inflammation of the mucosa of the middle ear, often the result of obstruction of the eustachian tube and accompanied by an accumulation of fluid. Also called serous otitis.
noun 1. a partner whose name as a member of a firm is not revealed to the public.
noun 1. a police force that functions as the enforcement arm of a government’s political policies and whose activities, which often include surveillance, intimidation, and physical violence as a means of suppressing dissent, are usually concealed from the public. secret police noun 1. a police force that operates relatively secretly to check subversion or political […]
- Secret reserve
noun See hidden reserve
- Secret santa
noun 1. a system whereby each member of a group chooses at random another member of the group for whom to buy a Christmas present at an agreed cost, so that each member buys one present and receives one present a person chosen in this way to buy another person’s Christmas present