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Aerosinusitis

Definition of the noun Aerosinusitis

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noun

  1. sinusitis as the result of a rapid change in barometric pressure

Explanation

Aerosinusitis, also called barosinusitis, sinus squeeze or sinus barotrauma is a painful inflammation and sometimes bleeding of the membrane of the paranasal sinus cavities, normally the frontal sinus. It is caused by a difference in air pressures inside and outside the cavities.

  • also known as barosinusitis, sinus squeeze, sinus barotrauma

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Google previewPrinciples and Practice of Aviation Medicine (2009)

by Claus Curdt-Christiansen

Because of the often very severe pain experienced, with all consequences, including collapse, aerosinusitis is a serious risk to the pilot's capacity to act, and its cause must be clarified. Certain diseases are incompatible with medical ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

to communicate by gestures silicon dust disease anthracosilicosis lung disease from inhalation sinus inflammation sinuitis sinusitis sinus operation sinuotomy sinusotomy sinusitis aerosinusitis barosinusitis due to difference between internal ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See aerosinusitis. barotitis. See aerotitis. barotitis media. See aerotitis media. barotrauma /barʹōtrôʹmǝ/ [Gk, baros + trauma, wound], physical injury sustained as a result of exposure to changing air pressure, due to differences between ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

aerosinusitis/er′ōsī′nsī′tis/ [Gk, aer + L, sinus, ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

Also called aerosinusitis. barotalgia (bar-o-tal' -ji-a): Pain in the middle ear caused by a difference between the air pressure in it and in the surrounding atmosphere. barotitis (bar-o-tf' -tis): Inflammation of the ear caused by rapid changes in ...

Google previewWebster's New World Medical Dictionary, 3rd Edition (2009)

by WebMD

aerosinusitis Painful sinus troubles due to changing atmospheric pressures.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See aerosinusitis. Barosperse, a radiopaque medium. Brand name for barium sulfate. barotitis. See aerotitis. barotitis media. See aerotitis media. barotrauma /ber′ōtrô′′mə, -trou′′mə/ [ Gk, baros ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

See aerosinusitis. Barosperse, a radiopaque medium. Brand name for barium sulfate. barotitis. See aerotitis. barotitis media. See aerotitis media. barotrauma /ber′ōtrô′′mə, -trou′′mə/ [ Gk, baros ...

Google previewMcGraw-Hill Medical Dictionary for Allied Health (2007)

by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman

aerosinusitis /ár'ö si'no si'tis/ inflammation of the sinuses caused by a quick change in air pressure, as when flying. [aero- + sinusitis] aerosol / árosól') liquid or solid matter medicinal applications packaged under pressure in ...

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Video shows what aerosinusitis means. sinusitis as the result of a rapid change in barometric pressure. Aerosinusitis Meaning. How to pronounce, definition ...

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