耳炎

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 1 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

(ear) +‎ (-itis)

Noun[edit]

耳炎 (hiragana じえん, romaji jien)

  1. (pathology) otitis, inflammation of the ear, such as that resulting from ear infection, often causing earache

Derived terms[edit]

  • 中耳炎 (ちゅうじえん, chūjien, otitis media, inflammation of the middle ear)
  • 内耳炎 (ないじえん, naijien, otitis interna, inflammation of the inner ear)
  • 外耳炎 (がいじえん, gaijien, otitis externa, inflammation of the outer ear)