politzerization

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Politzer +‎ -ization, named after Professor Politzer of Vienna, who first practiced it.

Noun[edit]

politzerization (countable and uncountable, plural politzerizations)

  1. (medicine) The inflation of the middle ear by blowing air up the nose during the act of swallowing.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for politzerization in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)