Inflammation of the sinuses or a sinus, especially in the nasal region.(noun)
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Use "sinusitis" in a sentence
"Short-term sinusitis can be caused by either a bacterial infection, which may respond to treatment with antibiotics, or a viral infection, which doesn't."
"What typically happens is the chicken may develop sinusitis, which is just inflammation of the sinuses."
"Rhinosinusitis, also called sinusitis, is an inflammation or swelling of the lining in the sinus cavities."