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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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