tinnitus


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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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Six million Britons are living with tinnitus - but many feel they aren't getting enough help.
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OBJECTIVE: The first aim was to integrate commonly used tinnitus measures into a comprehensive questionnaire.
Often referred to as "ringing in the ears, " tinnitus is the perception of sound or noise that doesn't actually exist and can include buzzing, hissing, whistling, swooshing or cricking and in some cases music.
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Tinnitus is defined as the "perception of sound in the ears or head without an external source of stimulation.
By the time many patients with tinnitus see Craig Newman, PhD, they've been told by another medical provider to learn to live with their condition.
A randomized, open-label, controlled study was conducted to evaluate the effect of Korean red ginseng on symptoms and quality of life of patients with chronic tinnitus.
A new study (JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, July 21) suggests that occupational and leisure time noise exposure may correlate with tinnitus rates.
One such symptom is tinnitus for which several aetiological theories and numerous causes have been described.
Researchers have observed this trend among individuals with tinnitus [8-10], which is an impairment that involves ringing or hissing in the ears that is not produced by external sound.