BAROTITIS

n. a problem of the middle ear caused by exposure to an environment of differing atmospheric pressure. Inflammatory in nature, this disorder is characterized by symptoms such as pain, dizziness, and difficulty in hearing.

BAROTITIS: "Some people tend to experience barotitis when they're on a flight and their plane is about to descend."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BAROTITIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/barotitis/ (accessed October 23, 2020).
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