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adult/o

hearing

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ot/o

ear

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aur/o

ear

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auricul/o

ear

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aur/i

ear

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or/o

ear

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ear

organ of hearing and balance, or equilibrium

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cerumen

earwax

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cerumin/o

cerumen

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meat/o

meatus

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tympan/o

tympanic membrane

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myring/o

ympanic membrane

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ossicul/o

ossicle

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staped/o

stapes

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three small bones of the ear

malleus, incus, sapes

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eustachian tube

auditory tube

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labyrinth/o

bony labyrinth

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endolymph

protein-rich fluid inside the membranous labyrinth

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perilymph

clear fluid separating the bony labyrinth from the membranous labyrinth

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vestibul/o

vestibule

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cochle/o

cochlea

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organ of Corti

sensitive receptor with hair cells that relay sound waves to auditory nerve fibers

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otologist

physician who studies and treats disease of the ear

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otology

diseases of the ear

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otorhinolaryngologist; otolaryngologist

physician who studies and treats disorders of the ear, nose and throat (ENT)

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otitis external

inflammation of the outer ear

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myc/o

fungal

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otomycosis

fungal infection of the ear

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otorrhea

discharge of any sort from the ear

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py/o

pus