Definitions of otitis
  1. noun
    inflammation of the ear
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    labyrinthitis, otitis interna
    inflammation of the inner ear; can cause vertigo and vomiting
    otitis externa
    inflammation of the external ear (including auricle and ear canal)
    otitis media
    inflammation of the middle ear; common in children
    type of:
    inflammation, redness, rubor
    a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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