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acou/o
hearing
audi/o
hearing
aur/i
ear
aur/o
ear
ot/o
ear
labyrinth/o
labyrinth (inner ear)
mastoid/o
mastoid bone
myring/o
tympanic membrane (eardrum)
staped/o
stapes (middle ear bone)
tympan/o
tympanic membrane (eardrum), middle ear
acoustic neuroma
benign tumor within the auditory canal growing from the acoustic nerve. May cause hearing loss.
ceruminoma
tumor of a gland that secretes earwax (cerumen)
meniere disease
chronic disease of the inner ear characterized by dizzines and ringing in the ear and hearing loss.
otitis externa
inflammation of the outer ear
otitis media (OM)
inflammation of the middle ear
presbycusis
hearing impairment in old age
tinnitus
ringing in the ears
vertigo
a sense that either one's own body or the environment is revolving. May indicate innder ear disease.