aerosinusitis

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aerosinusitis

[‚e·rō‚sī·nə′sīd·əs]
(medicine)
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aerosinusitis

An inflammatory reaction of one or more of the accessory nasal sinuses, resulting from a difference in pressure between the gas in the sinus and the surrounding atmosphere. Also called sinus barotraumas.
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