Definition of mediastinitis in English:

mediastinitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation or infection of the mediastinum; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From mediastinum + -itis.

Pronunciation

mediastinitis

/ˌmiːdɪəstɪˈnʌɪtɪs/ /ˌmiːdɪəstʌɪˈnʌɪtɪs/