barosinusitis


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barosinusitis

[¦bar·ō‚sī·nə′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the sinuses, characterized by edema and hemorrhage, due to expansion of air within the sinuses at decreased barometric pressure. Also known as aerosinusitis.

barosinusitis

A condition associated with pain in and around the sinuses, resulting from pressure differences between sinus tissues and ambient air. It is typically more pronounced during descent.
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