Definition of myringitis in US English:

myringitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the eardrum.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robert Mayne (1808–1868). From post-classical Latin myringa, myrinx, variants of meninga + -itis. Mayne also cites a French form myringite.

Pronunciation

myringitis

/ˌmɪrɪnˈdʒʌɪtɪs/