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acous/o

hearing

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audi/o

hearing; the sense of hearing

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audit/o

hearing

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aur/o
auricul/o

ear

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salping/o

eustachian tube, auditory tube

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vestibul/o

vetibule

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-acusis
-cusis

hearing

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-otia

ear condition

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cholesteatoma

collection of skin cells and cholesterol in a sac within the middle ear

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nerve deafness (sensorineural)

results from impairment of the cochlea or auditory nerve

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conductive deafness

results from impairment of the middle ear ossicles and membranes

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Meniere disease

Disorder of the labyrinth of the inner ear; elevated endolymph pressure within the cochlea (cochlear hydrops) and semicicular canals (vestibular hydrops)

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otitis media

inflammation of the middle ear

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suppurative otitis media

infection of middle ear by bacteria, treatment by antibiotics

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serous otitis media

noninfectious inflammation with accumulation of serous fluid, treatment by tympanostomy

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tinnitus

sensation of noises in the ears

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otosclerosis

hardening of bony tissue of middle ear

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SOM

serous otitis media

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HEENT

head, eyes, ears, nose and throat

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AD

right ear

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AS

left ear

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ENT

ears, nose and throat

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