Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One skilled in otology; an aurist.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in otology, especially in its medical and surgical aspects; an aurist.

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

  • n. a physician who specializes in the ear and its diseases

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From oto- + -logist, after otology.

Examples

  • When considering the prior art, the district court concluded that the teachings fell outside the skill in the art of an otologist with only basic pharmacological knowledge, and held the patent nonobvious.

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  • Apotex argued that the skill in the art would be: "a person engaged in developing new pharmaceuticals, formulations and treatment methods, or a specialist in ear treatments such as an otologist, otolaryngologist, or otorhinolaryngologist who also has training in pharmaceutical formulations."

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  • Q I have metastatic breast cancer, and was told after trying other methods in vain that my best hope for remission was to have an otologist bone marrow transplant.

    Presidents Remarks At The Future Diner

  • He was an otologist and had observed from a purely clinical standpoint the frequent coincidence of vertigo, "Schwerhörigkeit" and tinnitus in cases with normal middle ear.

    Robert Bárány - Nobel Lecture

  • Among the physiologists there is the Hungarian Högyes; Ewald, a pupil of Goltz, and among the clinicians Jansen, an otologist in Berlin.

    Robert Bárány - Nobel Lecture

  • It includes otologist Julius Lempert's personal memorabilia and original surgical instruments used in the fenestration operation for restoring hearing.

    History of the Division of Medical Sciences United States National Museum Bulletin 240, Contributions from the Museum of History and Technology, paper 43, 1964

  • One case, however, "the savage of Aveyron" was studied intensively by Itard, the French philosopher and otologist who cherished high hopes of his mental and social development.

    Introduction to the Science of Sociology

  • The visit to the otologist should be repeated at intervals of not more than eight or ten months, even where there is no question of treatment, in order that any change in the physical condition of the organs may be promptly detected.

    What the Mother of a Deaf Child Ought to Know

  • I have been to an otologist and had the associated hearing loss in the upper frequencies in my right ear confirmed.

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  • Dr. George Hicks, an otologist with the Midwest Ear Institute, sees many patients with the kinds of hearing problems their parents developed decades later in life.

    Wireless Week Headline News

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