• Sinusitis Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Meningitis- It is an acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord
  • Orbital Cellulitis- It is an acute infection of the tissues immediately surrounding the eye, including the eyelids, eyebrow, and cheek.
  • Irrigation- It is defined as cleaning a wound or body organ by flushing or washing out with water or a medicated solution
  • Cleft palate- It is a type of congenital deformity caused by abnormal facial development during gestation.
  • Tumor- It is an abnormal mass of tissue resulting due to abnormal growth or division of cells.
  • Nasal polyp- They are polypoidal masses arising mainly from the mucous membranes of the nose and paranasal sinuses.