otocleisis

[ ō′tō-klīsĭs ]

n.

The closing of the auditory tube of the ear either by a new growth or accumulation of cerumen.

Nearby words

  1. oto-,
  2. oto-manguean,
  3. otoantritis,
  4. otobius,
  5. otocephaly,
  6. otoconium,
  7. otocranium,
  8. otocyst,
  9. otocystic,
  10. otodynia


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