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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

o·tol·o·gist

n. otólogo-a, especialista en enfermedades del oído.
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Farrior stayed on staff for several years as otologist at Ochsner Clinic.
They suggest that new and student otologists read through it a few time, take it to the laboratory to use as a reference while they dissect temporal bones, and find a knowledgeable otologist to be a mentor and teacher.
The same senior otologist performed the video-otoscopy in all patients.
A referral to an otologist, a physician specializing in ear and hearing disorders, may be warranted to discuss available treatment options.
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.
As a retired Otologist, I heartily recommend TV Ears to people with normal hearing as well as those with hearing loss.
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.
Joseph Toynbee was a great otologist and a philosopher.