otology

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noun otol·o·gy \ō-ˈtä-lə-jē\

Definition of otology

  1. :  a science that deals with the ear and its diseases

otologic

play \ˌō-tə-ˈlä-jik\ less commonly

otological

play \-ji-kəl\ adjective

otologist

play \ō-ˈtä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of otology

ot- + -logy


First Known Use: 1842


Medical Dictionary

otology

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noun otol·o·gy \-jē\

Medical Definition of otology

plural

otologies

  1. :  a science that deals with the ear and its diseases

otologic

\ˌōt-ə-ˈläj-ik\play also

otological

\-ˈläj-i-kəl\play adjective

otologically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

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