132. Ear


See also 14. ANATOMY ; 51. BODY, HUMAN ; 111. DEAFNESS ; 198. HEARING .

audialgesia
Medicine . a pain in the ear; earache.
auriscope
an instrument for examining the ear.
auriscopy
the art of using the auriscope.
otalgia
an earache.
otiatrics, otiatry
Medicine . the therapeutics of ear diseases. — otiatric , adj .
oticodinia
a vertigo resulting from ear disease. Also oticodinosis .
otitis
Medicine . any variety of inflammation in the ear. — otitic , adj .
otography
1 . the science of the ear.
2 . a scientific description of the ear.
otology
1 . the branch of medicine that studies the ear and its diseases.
2 . the treatment of ear disorders. — otologist , n . — otologic , otological , adj .
otopathy
an abnormal condition or disease of the ear.
otoplasty
plastic surgery of the ear.
otopyorrhea
the discharge or flowing of pus from the ear.
otorrhea
any flowing or discharge from the ear.
otoscopy
a visual inspection of the ear drum and the auditory canal. — otoscopic , adj .
pachyotia
abnormal thickness of the ears.
tinnitus
a ringing or whistling sound in the ears, not caused by any outside stimulus.

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