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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.
o·tol′o·gist n.
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Noun1.otologist - a physician who specializes in the ear and its diseasesotologist - a physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine


n. otólogo-a, especialista en enfermedades del oído.
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Given the use of inner ear perfusion with dexamethasone to treat hearing loss for patients with cochlear hydrops, we sought to investigate its use for patients who present with the chief complaint of aural fullness, stuffiness, or pressure, all of which are common complaints to the otologist.
The after-school event that is designed to encourage healthy hearing practices among teens is free and will feature Paul Stanley, the frontman and co-founder of the iconic band KISS, NYC indie-band "I Love Monsters" as well as House Clinic Otologist M.
a renowned otologist and founder of the Hough Ear Institute, one of the world's pre-eminent hearing research centers.
Rodney Perkins, the Company's president and CEO, otologist and founder of ReSound Corporation, Laserscope and Collagen Corporation.
This may result in an abnormal, audiometrically induced bone-conduction threshold shift and suggest to the otologist the need for auditory brainstem response testing and/or magnetic resonance imaging.
The presence of a vascular mass in the middle ear can pose considerable diagnostic problems for the otologist.
The workshops, comprising lectures and live demonstration of implant surgeries are aimed to educate and train postgraduates and junior practicing otologist regarding Cochlear implant.
Rolien Free, MD, PhD, is ENT Surgeon, Otologist, and Pediatric ENT Surgeon, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, and Director of Cochlear Implant Team Northern Netherlands, Groningen, the Netherlands.
Writing in Scientific American, Professor Lieberman said: "An otologist may one day be able to deliver drugs to the cochlea using a minimally invasive treatment for noise-induced ear damage as easily as an ophthalmologist corrects a myopic eye by laser surgery of the lens.
Dr Ahmed Alamadi, Consultant Otologist & Neurotologist and Medical Director at Al Baraha Hospital, and chairman of Dubai Otology Conference, said: "The purpose of earwax is to trap dust and other small particles and prevent them from reaching and potentially damaging the eardrum.
Otomicroscopy was completed for each ear of the participants by a specialist otologist using a Leica M525 F40 surgical microscope.
We're hoping in five years the first batch of specialists will graduate right here in Dubai," said Al Amadi, who is also consultant otologist and neurotologist at Al Baraha, the head of the evaluation committee for higher degrees at the ministry, and a clinical assistant professor at Sharjah University.