Definition of Tympanitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the inner ear.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Tympanitis

1. n. Inflammation of the lining membrane of the middle ear.

Definition of Tympanitis

1. Noun. (medicine) inflammation of the membrane that lines the middle ear ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Tympanitis

1. Inflammation of the lining membrane of the middle ear. Origin: NL. See Tympanum, and -itis. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tympanitis

tympanic vein
tympanic veins
tympanic wall of cochlear duct
tympanichord
tympanichordal
tympanicity
tympanics
tympanies
tympanism
tympanist
tympanists
tympanites
tympaniteses
tympanitic
tympanitic resonance
tympanitis (current term)
tympanize
tympanized
tympanizes
tympanizing
tympano
tympano-
tympanocentesis
tympanoeustachian
tympanohyal
tympanohyal bone
tympanohyals
tympanomalleal
tympanomandibular
tympanomastoid

Literary usage of Tympanitis

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1. Clinical lectures on the practice of medicine by Robert James Graves (1864)
"I think it is chiefly owing to our care in this respect that so few of our patients have tympanitis. Now and then we have cases of fever with ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1872)
"(Journal of the Gynaecological Society of Boston, No. 5, vol. v., Nov. 1871.) Puncture of the Intestine in tympanitis. — In the stance of the Academic dc ..."

3. A Contribution to the natural history of scarlatina derived from by Dan Astley Gresswell (1890)
"CORYZA, tympanitis, DESQUAMATION, INCIDENTAL HASHES, ... 1 tympanitis in Scarlatina is generally attributed to direct extension of inflammation from the ..."

4. Obstetrics, the science and the art by Charles Delucena Meigs (1867)
"Many of my patients having engaged their monthly nurses and called me in, were found, when I arrived, to be troubled with tympanitis only. ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases of the Uterus and Its Appendages by Marie Anne Victoire Gillain Boivin, Antoine Dugès (1834)
"... OR tympanitis UTERI. WE have never known the existence of an ... in many instances, confounded it with abdominal tympanitis in puerperal peritonitis. ..."

6. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1841)
"Dr Schur asserts that this form of tympanitis may be distinguished from meteorismus, where the gaseous fluid is contained in the intestinal tube, ..."

7. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1860)
"... lingering suffering have been spared.—Med. Times and Gazette, Dec. 17, 1859, p. 605. 116.—HYSTERIC tympanitis, OR PHANTOM TUMOUR OF VERY LARGE SIZE. ..."

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