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o·to·scle·ro·sis

 (ō′tō-sklə-rō′sĭs)
n.
A disease of the ear in which the movement of the stapes within the oval window becomes impeded by abnormal deposits of spongy bone, leading to a progressive loss of hearing.

o′to·scle·rot′ic (-rŏt′ĭk) adj.
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otosclerosis

(ˌəʊtəʊskləˈrəʊsɪs)
n
(Medicine) an abnormal bone growth in the middle ear which may cause hearing loss
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o•to•scle•ro•sis

(ˌoʊ tə sklɪˈroʊ sɪs)

n.
formation of new bone about the stapes or cochlea, resulting in hearing loss.
[1895–1900]
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otosclerosis

The immobilization of the tiny stapes bone in the middle ear caused by the formation of excess bone tissue around the oval window, resulting in progressive deafness.
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Noun1.otosclerosis - hereditary disorder in which ossification of the labyrinth of the inner ear causes tinnitus and eventual deafness
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Translations

o·to·scle·ro·sis

[MIM*166800]
n. otosclerosis, sordera progresiva debida a la formación de tejido esponjoso en el laberinto del oído.
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otosclerosis

n otosclerosis f
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References in periodicals archive ?
A curative treatment has not been defined for otosclerosis yet.
HLA antigens and otosclerosis. A possible new genetic factor.
This pathology lies in the area of the left fissula ante fenestram, which is consistent with fenestral otosclerosis. The contralateral otic capsule demonstrates the normal dense appearance of endochondral bone.
Cochlear and labyrinthine otosclerosis causing sensorineural type of hearing loss is due to otospongiotic foci in labyrinthine capsule or due to enzymatic impairment in membranous cochlea.
The causes of BPPV include inner ear diseases such as head trauma, vestibular neurinitis, labyrinthitis, and Meniere's disease; middle ear diseases such as chronic otitis media, otosclerosis, or surgeries performed for these diseases; upper respiratory tract infections; prolonged surgery; and prolonged bed rest.
Elbaz, "Characteristics and postoperative course of tinnitus in otosclerosis," Otology & Neurotology, vol.
In addition to many systemic problems such as blue sclerosis, otosclerosis, cardiac diseases, elasticity in the joint and thinning of the fascia, it also causes the loss of the normal ossification of the endochondrial bone (1).
Superior semicircular canal dehiscence simulating otosclerosis. J Laryngol Otol Suppl.
Clinical presentation includes audiological and vestibular symptoms that often mimic those of other middle and inner ear disorders such as otosclerosis [4, 5] and endolymphatic hydrops (EH) [6].
He belonged to the American Neurological Society and served as President of the Otosclerosis Study Group in 1994.
Angie's existing hearing loss was a result of otosclerosis, a disorder that causes progressive deafness due to the overgrowth of bone in the inner ear.