Origin of tinnitus
Examples from the Web for tinnitus
Tinnitus aurium and vertigo are sometimes present, and may be troublesome if the wax rests upon the tympanic membrane.
The injury is followed by pain in the ear, often by considerable deafness and tinnitus, and bleeding is frequently observed.
The tinnitus, therefore, is rather of the nature of an illusion than of a hallucination.Tics and Their Treatment|Henry Meigne
Those who are not actually deaf, are troubled with difficulty of hearing, and tinnitus aurium.Observations on Madness and Melancholy|John Haslam
Tinnitus aurium, or subjective noises in the ear, may constitute a very annoying and persistent symptom.
Word Origin for tinnitus
1843, from Latin tinnitus, from tinnire "to ring, tinkle" (see tintinnabulation).