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o·tol·o·gy

 (ō-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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.

otology

(əʊˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
otological adj
oˈtologist n

o•tol•o•gy

(oʊˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study and treatment of diseases of the ear.
[1835–45]
o•to•log•i•cal (ˌoʊt lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) adj.
o•tol′o•gist, n.

otology

1. the branch of medicine that studies the ear and its diseases.
2. the treatment of ear disorders. — otologist, n. — otologic, otological, adj.
See also: Ear
the medical specialty that studies and treats diseases of the ear. — otologist, n. — otological, adj.
See also: Medical Specialties

otology

The branch of medicine that deals with the ear and ear diseases.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.otology - the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
fenestration - surgical procedure that creates a new fenestra to the cochlea in order to restore hearing lost because of osteosclerosis
auditory apparatus - all of the components of the organ of hearing including the outer and middle and inner ears
fenestra - a small opening covered with membrane (especially one in the bone between the middle and inner ear)
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
audiology, audiometry - the measurement of hearing
Translations
fülészetfülgyógyászatotológia

o·tol·o·gy

n. otología, rama de la medicina que estudia el oído, su función y las enfermedades que lo afectan.
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