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acous/o

hearing

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audi/o

hearing

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aur/i

ear

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ot/o

ear

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cerumin/o

wax

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salping/o

eustachian tube or uterine tube

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tympan/o

eardrum

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myring/o

eardrum

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otalgia, otodynia

earache

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otorrhagia

bleeding from ear

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otorrhea

drainage from ear

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tinnitus

ringing or buzzing in ear

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vertigo

dizziness

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otitis externa

inflammation of external auditory meatus (canal)

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cerumen impaction

excessive buildup of wax

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myringitis, tympanitis

inflammation of eardrum

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otitis media

inflammation of middle ear

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aerotitis media

inflammation of middle ear from changes in atmospheric pressure

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otosclerosis

hardening of bony tissue in ear

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mastoiditis

inflammation of mastoid process

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eustachian obstruction

blockage of eustachian tube

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acoustic neuroma

benign tumor on auditory nerve

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aplasia

absence or malformation of inner ear structures during embryonic development

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labyrinthitis

inflammation of labyrinth

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meriere disease

disorder of inner ear, excessive buildup of endolymphatic fluid

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conductive hearing loss

hearing impairment caused by interference with sound or vibrance of external canal, middle ear, ossicles

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sensorineural hearing loss

hearing impairment caused by lesions or dysfunction of cochlea or auditory nerve

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mixed hearing loss

combination of conductive & sensorineural

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presbyacusis, presbycusis

hearing impairment of old-age

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microsurgery

surgery with use of microscope

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myringotomy

incision into eardrum

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tympanostomy

incision into eardrum

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otoplasty

surgical repair of external ear

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stapedectomy

excision of stapes to correct otosclerosis

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tympanoplasty

vein graft of a scarred tympanic membrane to improve sound

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TM

tympanic membrane

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ENT

ear, nose, throat