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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.]
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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]
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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]
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tinnitus

a ringing or whistling sound in the ears, not caused by any outside stimulus.
See also: Ear
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tinnitus

A ringing or buzzing sound in the ears.
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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
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tinnitus

[tɪˈnaɪtəs] Ntinnitus m, zumbido m
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tinnitus

[tɪˈnaɪtəs] nacouphène m
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tinnitus

n (Med) → Tinnitus m, → Ohrenklingen nt, → Ohrenpfeifen nt
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tinnitus

[tɪˈnaɪtəs] n (Med) → ronzio auricolare
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tin·ni·tus

n. zumbido, chasquido, sonido que se siente en el oído.
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tinnitus

n acúfeno (frec. pl), tinnitus m (frec. pl), zumbido de oídos
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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 2, 2019-: Charity hosts pop-up tinnitus expo in London
More than 50 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, according to the American Tinnitus Association.
[USPRwire, Mon Jul 29 2019] The perception of ringing or noise in the ear is known as tinnitus. Tinnitus is a common problem which affects about 1 in 5 people in the United States.
Pulsatile tinnitus Tinnitus is a sound you get in your ears that often feels like humming, grinding, buzzing, hissing or whistling.
The brand recently launched The Sounds of Tinnitus, a storytelling campaign featuring a four-minute video that shares the sounds and personal struggles of real people suffering from the condition.
Tinnitus is often described as the perception of noise independent of any external source of sound.
Aside from the fact that they're three of the most successful musicians of the 21st century, they've also all been affected by tinnitus.
Summary: Fact.MR has announced the addition of the " Tinnitus Maskers Market Forecast, Trend Analysis & Competition Tracking - Global Review 2018 to 2026"report to their offering.
Other health issues that cause tinnitus include a viral infection of the inner ear (or "labyrinthitis") and Meniere's disease - a condition in which fluid pressure in the inner ear increases, which can also cause severe dizziness and nausea and a sudden reduction in hearing.