Mastoiditis

Mastoiditis is the result of an infection that extends to the air cells of the skull behind the ear. Specifically, it is an inflammation of the mucosal lining of the mastoid antrum and mastoid air cell system inside the mastoid process. The mastoid process is the portion of the temporal bone of the skull that is behind the ear which contains open,...
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Mastoiditis

• (n.) Inflammation in the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
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mastoiditis

<pathology> Inflammation of the mastoid antrum and cells. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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mastoiditis

(mas″toid-i´tis) inflammation of the mastoid antrum and mastoid cells, usually the result of an infection of the middle ear, with which the mastoid cells communicate. It most often follows sore throat and respiratory infection but can also be caused by diseases such as diphtheria, measles, and scarlet fever. Sympt...
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mastoiditis

noun inflammation of the mastoid
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Mastoiditis

Mas`toid·i·tis noun [ New Latin See Mastoid , and -itis .] (Medicine) Inflammation in the mastoid process of the temporal bone.
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Mastoiditis

A condition, which occurs due to infection of the membranes of the mastoid air cells with formation of pus within the cavities and inflammation of the surrounding tissue and bone
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mastoiditis

inflammation of the mastoid antrum and cells.
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mastoiditis

Inflammation of the mastoid process
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mastoiditis

inflammation of the mastoid process, a projection of the temporal bone just behind the ear. Mastoiditis, which primarily affects children, usually ...
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Mastoiditis

Mastoiditis: Inflammation of the mastoid, often secondary to ear infection.
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mastoiditis

Type: Term Pronunciation: mas′toy-dī′tis Definitions: 1. Infection in the air cell system of the mastoid process. Synonyms: mastoid empyema
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mastoiditis

[n] - inflammation of the mastoid
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