Ménière's disease

noun Mé·nière's disease \mən-ˈyerz-, ˈmen-yərz-\

Definition of Ménière's disease

  1. :  a disorder of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear that is marked by recurrent attacks of dizziness, tinnitus, and hearing loss —called also Ménière's syndrome

Origin and Etymology of ménière's disease

Prosper Ménière †1862 French physician

First Known Use: 1871

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