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Pronunciation: bar′ō-don-tal′jē-ă

Definition: Pain in the soft tissue resulting from a disequilibrium in the air-filled spaces around a tooth caused by ascent or descent into places with varying barometric pressure.

Synonym(s): tooth squeeze

See Also: barosinusitis, aerosinusitis

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