from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inflammation of the sinuses or a sinus, especially in the nasal region.
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- n. An inflammation of the paranasal sinuses.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inflammation of any sinus, whether an air-sinus or a sinus of the dura mater.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. inflammation of one of the paranasal sinuses
Short-term sinusitis can be caused by either a bacterial infection, which may respond to treatment with antibiotics, or a viral infection, which doesn't.
What typically happens is the chicken may develop sinusitis, which is just inflammation of the sinuses.
Rhinosinusitis, also called sinusitis, is an inflammation or swelling of the lining in the sinus cavities.
People with allergies are more likely to develop sinusitis, which is most common in the winter months.
Untreated, allergies can also lead to infection of the sinuses (called sinusitis) and nasal polyps.
See your doctor if bad breath persists, which can signal illness, such as sinusitis, tonsillitis, and some lung or stomach problems.
Someone needs to come up with a better name for a sinus infection, because that and "sinusitis" both sound pretty disgusting.
This medication is used to treat symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing Illnesses such as sinusitis, bronchitis.
Reality: About 1 out of 10 viral infections (colds, flu), instead of just being cleared by your body, knocks down your defenses so that you get a secondary bacterial infection such as sinusitis, pneumonia, ear infection (otitis), or bacterial bronchitis.
Also, the Wild's new regime was concerned about a backlash from Burns' agent, Ron Salcer, who blasted the Wild's medical staff and its old regime the year before for diagnosing Burns with "sinusitis" rather than a concussion.