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tin·ni·tus

 (tĭ-nī′təs, tĭn′ĭ-)
n. pl. tin·ni·tus·es
Noise such as buzzing, ringing, or whistling, heard in the ear without an external stimulus and having multiple causes including infection, trauma, and drugs.

[Latin tinnītus, from past participle of tinnīre, to ring, of imitative origin.]

tinnitus

(ˈtɪnɪtəs; tɪˈnaɪtəs)
n
(Pathology) pathol a ringing, hissing, or booming sensation in one or both ears, caused by infection of the middle or inner ear, a side effect of certain drugs, etc
[C19: from Latin, from tinnīre to ring]

tin•ni•tus

(tɪˈnaɪ təs, ˈtɪn ɪ-)

n.
a sensation of sound, as ringing, in the ears.
[1685–95; < Latin tinnītus a tinkling <tinnī(re) to tinkle]

tinnitus

a ringing or whistling sound in the ears, not caused by any outside stimulus.
See also: Ear

tinnitus

A ringing or buzzing sound in the ears.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tinnitus - a ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears; a symptom of an ear infection or Meniere's disease
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Translations
tinnitus
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tinnitus

[tɪˈnaɪtəs] Ntinnitus m, zumbido m

tinnitus

[tɪˈnaɪtəs] nacouphène m

tinnitus

n (Med) → Tinnitus m, → Ohrenklingen nt, → Ohrenpfeifen nt

tinnitus

[tɪˈnaɪtəs] n (Med) → ronzio auricolare

tin·ni·tus

n. zumbido, chasquido, sonido que se siente en el oído.

tinnitus

n acúfeno (frec. pl), tinnitus m (frec. pl), zumbido de oídos
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Clinical studies for the Antinitus patches conducted by Karolinska Trial Alliance in Stockholm, Sweden and the Sickla Ear, Nose and Throat Centre in Sweden, demonstrate that scientists are on the right path to treating tinnitus.
We conclude that5-m V laser therapy with a wavelength of 650 nm is no better than placebo for improving hearing thresholds overall or for treating tinnitus with regard to age, sex, environmental noise level, and the duration of tinnitus.
The report concludes that citizens with ringing ears should seek the help of a practitioner who is knowledgeable about treating tinnitus with hearing aids.
LOS ANGELES -- Acamprosate, approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating alcohol dependence, also may be effective in treating tinnitus.