[ meyn-yairz ]
/ meɪnˈyɛərz /
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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
Words nearby Ménière's syndrome
Mengistu Haile Mariam, Mengzi, menhaden, menhir, menial, Ménière's syndrome, menilite, Meninga, meninges, meningioma, meningitis
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British Dictionary definitions for Ménière's syndrome
/ (meɪnˈjɛəz) /
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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