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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
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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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Using scale and subjective tinnitus severity classification is the criteria for our study.
Due to tinnitus subjective and variable aspects, as well as reports that many individuals are hampered in their daily activities for the inconvenience that this causes, the objective of this research, besides describing tinnitus perception location and time, is to verify the influence of factors and personal habits on improving and worsening the perception of subjective tinnitus in people who have this symptom.
The co-primary endpoints were the improvement in subjective tinnitus loudness from baseline to Day 84 and the improvement in tinnitus burden from baseline to Day 84, measured by the Tinnitus Functional Index (TFI).
Progressive sensorineural hearing loss, subjective tinnitus, and vertigo caused by elevated blood lipids.
While subjective tinnitus consists of noises only the patient can hear, objective tinnitus refers to noises, including somatosounds such as turbulent blood flow or palatal myoclonus, that a physician could at least theoretically detect by auscultation or with an amplifying device.

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