The branch of medicine that deals with the structure, function, and pathology of the ear.
o′to·log′i·cal (ō′tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
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(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
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(oʊˈtɒl ə dʒi)
the study and treatment of diseases of the ear.
o•to•log•i•cal (ˌoʊt lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
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1. the branch of medicine that studies the ear and its diseases.
2. the treatment of ear disorders. — otologist, n. — otologic, otological, adj.
See also: Ear
the medical specialty that studies and treats diseases of the ear. — otologist, n. — otological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
The branch of medicine that deals with the ear and ear diseases.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
|Noun||1.||otology – the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
fenestration – surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis
auditory apparatus – all of the components of the organ of hearing including the outer and middle and inner ears
fenestra – a small opening covered with membrane (especially one in the bone between the middle and inner ear)
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n. otología, rama de la medicina que estudia el oído, su función y las enfermedades que lo afectan.
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