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sinusitis Line breaks: si¦nus|itis
Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪnəˈsʌɪtɪs/

Definition of sinusitis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of a nasal sinus.
Example sentences
  • Patients often give a history of recurrent attacks of bronchitis, chronic sinusitis, and pneumonia.
  • History of any prior pneumonia and sinusitis was recorded from the patient problem list.
  • He stressed that surgical candidates are typically those with a past history of sinusitis, or nasal trauma.

Words that rhyme with sinusitis

appendicitis, arthritis, bronchitis, cellulitis, colitis, conjunctivitis, cystitis, dermatitis, encephalitis, gastroenteritis, gingivitis, hepatitis, laryngitis, lymphangitis, meningitis, nephritis, neuritis, osteoarthritis, pericarditis, peritonitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis

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