What is the medical term meaning inflammation of the lining of the sinuses?
Inflammation of the sinuses can be caused by any number of conditions, but the term for sinus inflammation would be sinusitis.
Sinusitis (sye-nuss-EYE-tiss) means inflammation of the sinuses or, more specifically, the lining of the sinuses.
Inflammation of the sinuses means infection in the sinuses which causes frontal headaches and nasal discharge. There are two sinuses called maxillary sinus which are in the cheek bones and frontal sinus and para-nasal sinuses around the base of the nose.
You may require antibiotics, nasal decongestants, antral washouts and sometimes surgery to treat difficult cases.
What is the medical term meaning inflammation of the mucous membrane lining the stomach and intestines?
Typically, the word "blepharitis" describes inflammation of the eyelid, including inflammation of the lining of the eyelid. Technically, inflammation of that eyelid could also be called "conjunctivitis," but that word is more often used to describe inflammation of the bulbar conjunctiva, which lines the eyeball, rather than inflammation of the tarsal conjuntiva, which lines the lids. Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is inflammation of the conjunctiva, the mucosa lining the eyelids and front of the eyeball.
What is the medical term meaning inflammation of the pleural membrane characterized by pain and intensified by coughing?
Stomatitis is a general term for inflammation of tissues lining the mouth. Different parts of the mouth can become inflamed and the term would depend on which particular mouth part you are talking about. Here are a few examples: Glossitis is inflammation of the tongue Tonsillitis is inflammation of the tonsils Sialadenitis is inflammation of the salivary glands Pharyngitis is inflammation of the pharynx (sore throat) Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums