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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: pan'o-ti'tis

Definition: General inflammation of all parts of the ear; specifically, a disease that begins as otitis interna, the inflammation subsequently extending to the middle ear and neighboring structures.

[pan- + G. ous, ear, + -itis, inflammation]

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