Definition of glue ear in English:

glue ear

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noun

[mass noun] British
Blocking of the Eustachian tube by mucus (occurring especially in children).
More example sentences
  • Children suffering from food sensitivity often have dark circles or bags under their eyes, and may also exhibit other symptoms including ear infections and glue ear, asthma and eczema.
  • Does privilege mean that we Maori dominate certain illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, asthma, glue ear, and others, and that we die 10 years earlier than Pakeha?
  • Hopi ear candles are used to treat a range of ailments including: earache, wax and glue ear, sinusitis, rhinitis, colds and flu, ear and throat infections, tonsillitis, mild hearing loss and tinnitus.

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