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AD

right ear

2

AOM

acute otitis media

3

AS

left ear

4

EENT

eyes, ears, nose, and throat

5

ENG

electronystagmography -- test of the balance mechanism of the inner ear by assessing eye movements (nystagmus is rapidly twitching eye movements)

6

ENT

ears, nose, and throat

7

ETD

eustachian tube dysfunction

8

HEENT

head, eyes, ears, nose, and throat

9

PE tube

pressure-equalizing tube -- a polyethylene ventilating tube placed in the eardrum (to treat recurrent episodes of acute otitis media)

10

SOM

serous otitis media

11

AU

both ears

12

SL

sublingual, under the tongue

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