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otosclerosis

[ oh-tuh-skli-roh-sis ]
/ ˌoʊ tə sklɪˈroʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
formation of new bone about the stapes or cochlea, resulting in hearing loss.
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Origin of otosclerosis

From New Latin, dating back to 1895–1900; see origin at oto-, sclerosis
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