Definitions for otologyoʊˈtɒl ə dʒi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•tol•o•gyoʊˈtɒl ə dʒi(n.)

  1. the study and treatment of diseases of the ear.

    Category: Medicine

Origin of otology:

1835–45

o•tol′o•gist(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. otology(noun)

    the branch of medicine concerned with the ear

Wiktionary

  1. otology(Noun)

    The branch of medicine that deals with the ear, its structure, function and pathology.

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  1. Otology

    Otology is a branch of medicine which studies normal and pathological anatomy and physiology of the ear as well as its diseases, diagnosis and treatment. Some of the concerns of otology include: ⁕identifying the underlying mechanisms of Ménière's disease, ⁕finding the causes of tinnitus and developing treatment methods, ⁕defining the development and progression of otitis media, ⁕studying signal processing in the cochlear implant patient, ⁕investigating postural control areas and vestibulo-ocular mechanisms.

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