耳炎

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Chinese[edit]

ear flame; inflammation; -itis
simp. and trad.
(耳炎)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

耳炎

  1. (pathology) otitis, inflammation of the ear

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
えん
Grade: S
on'yomi

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)