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Inflation of the auditory tube and middle ear by the Politzer method.
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Inflation of the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube and middle ear by the Politzer method.
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The inflation of the middle ear by means of a Politzer bag.
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Politzer,Adam, Austrian otologist, 1835-1920.
Politzer bag - a pear-shaped rubber bag used for forcing air through the eustachian tube by the Politzer method.
Politzer ear perforator
Politzer luminous cone - a triangular area at the anterior inferior part of the tympanic membrane. Synonym(s): pyramid of light
Politzer method - inflation of the eustachian tube and tympanum by forcing air into the nasal cavity at the instant the patient swallows. Synonym(s): politzerization
Politzer test - a test for deafness in one ear.
politzerization - Synonym(s): Politzer method
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