Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of medicine that deals with the structure, function, and pathology of the ear.

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  • n. The branch of medicine that deals with the ear, its structure, function and pathology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The branch of science which treats of the ear and its diseases.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That branch of science which deals with the human ear, its anatomy and functions, in health and disease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the branch of medicine concerned with the ear

Etymologies

oto- + -logy (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Operative Experience: Extensive exposure to all aspects of pediatric otolaryngological surgery with emphasis upon otology, endoscopic sinus surgery, bronchoesophagology, and laryngeal reconstruction.

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  • Sometimes it finally gets through and that precipitates some depressant symptom otology.

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  • Otologists also made daily observations in this field without, however, appreciating their significance and adapting them to the service of otology.

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  • The caloric reaction for the first time provided otology with a method of investigation of the excitability of the vestibular apparatus which can be used in practically all cases.

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  • Otological Society, there followed during the next ten years a tremendous, almost revolutionary development of otology, in which

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  • Yet only a minority of older people with these impairments use hearing aids, said Dr. Frank R. Lin, an assistant professor of otology at the paper, published Monday in The Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences .

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  • The snail-shaped cochlea is difficult to access, particularly considering the multiple components involved in a cochlear implant, said Dr. Brian McKinnon, assistant professor of neurotology/otology in the Department of Otolaryngology in the MCG School of Medicine.

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  • The system can also "help us to more clearly hear sounds in a noisy background" by allowing us to distinguish between sounds, said John J. Guinan Jr., a professor of otology and laryngology at Harvard Medical School.

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  • Luxon LM (2006) Immune mediated inner-ear disorders in neuro-otology.

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  • �Then the key to mapping content to your otology and thus your metadata is to ensure that all content be addressable by a URI.

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