otorrhea

[ oh-tuh-ree-uh ]
/ ˌoʊ təˈri ə /

noun Pathology.

a mucopurulent discharge from the ear.

Nearby words

  1. otopyorrhea,
  2. otorhinolaryngological,
  3. otorhinolaryngology,
  4. otorhinology,
  5. otorrhagia,
  6. otorrhoea,
  7. otosclerosis,
  8. otoscope,
  9. otoscopic,
  10. otoscopy

Origin of otorrhea

From New Latin, dating back to 1810–20; see origin at oto-, -rrhea

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Medicine definitions for otorrhea

otorrhea

[ ō′tə-rēə ]

n.

A discharge from the ear.

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