[ oh-tuh-ree-uh ]
/ ˌoʊ təˈri ə /

noun Pathology.

a mucopurulent discharge from the ear.

Origin of otorrhea

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


[ ō′tə-rēə ]


A discharge from the ear.
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