otosclerosis

[oh-tuh-skli-roh-sis]

Origin of otosclerosis

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

[ō′tō-sklə-rōsĭs]
n.
  1. A formation of spongy bone about the stapes and the oval window of the ear, causing progressive deafness.
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