Ménière's disease

noun
Mé·​nière's disease | \ mən-ˈyerz- How to pronounce Ménière's disease (audio) , ˈmen-yərz- \
variants: or less commonly Ménière's syndrome

Definition of Ménière's disease

: a disorder of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear that is marked by recurrent attacks of dizziness, tinnitus, and hearing loss

First Known Use of Ménière's disease

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ménière's disease

Prosper Ménière †1862 French physician

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The first known use of Ménière's disease was in 1871

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“Ménière's disease.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/M%C3%A9ni%C3%A8re%27s%20disease. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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Ménière's disease

noun
Mé·​nière's disease | \ mən-ˈye(ə)rz-, ˈmen-yərz- \

Medical Definition of Ménière's disease

: 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

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