Ménière's syndrome

[ meyn-yairz ]
/ meɪnˈyɛərz /

noun Pathology.

a disease of the labyrinth of the ear, characterized by deafness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and nausea.

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Also called Ménière's disease.

Origin of Ménière's syndrome

1935–40; named after Prosper Ménière (1799–1862), French physician
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British Dictionary definitions for ménière's disease

Ménière's syndrome

Mnire's disease

/ (meɪnˈjɛəz) /

noun

a disorder of the inner ear characterized by a ringing or buzzing in the ear, dizziness, and impaired hearing

Word Origin for Ménière's syndrome

C19: named after Prosper Ménière (1799–1862), French physician
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Medical definitions for ménière's disease

Ménière's disease
[ mān-yârz ]

n.

A pathological condition of the inner ear that is characterized by dizziness, ringing in the ears, and progressive loss of hearing.auditory vertigo endolymphatic hydrops labyrinthine vertigo
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