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otology

[ oh-tol-uh-jee ]
/ oʊˈtɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the science of the ear and its diseases.

Nearby words

otoganglion, otogenic, otoh, otolaryngology, otolith, otology, otomi, otomucormycosis, otomycosis, otopathy, otopharyngeal

Origin of otology

First recorded in 1835–45; oto- + -logy
Related formso·to·log·i·cal [oht-l-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌoʊt lˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, adjectiveo·tol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for otological

otology

/ (əʊˈtɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
Derived Formsotological (ˌəʊtəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveotologist, noun
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Medicine definitions for otological

otology

[ ō-tŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of medicine that deals with the ear.
Related formso′to•logic (ō′tə-lŏjĭk) adj.o•tolo•gist n.
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