otology

noun
otol·​o·​gy | \ō-ˈtä-lə-jē \

Definition of otology 

: a science that deals with the ear and its diseases

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Other Words from otology

otologic \ ˌō-​tə-​ˈlä-​jik \ or less commonly otological \ ˌō-​tə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl \ adjective
otologist \ ō-​ˈtä-​lə-​jist \ noun

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This strategy is counterintuitive, according to Dr. Jay Rubinstein, associate professor of otology at the University of Iowa. Patrick Di Justo, WIRED, "Static: The New Hearing Aid," 24 June 2002

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First Known Use of otology

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for otology

ot- + -logy

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The first known use of otology was in 1841

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otology

noun
otol·​o·​gy | \-jē \
plural otologies

Medical Definition of otology 

: a science that deals with the ear and its diseases

Other Words from otology

otologic \ ˌōt-​ə-​ˈläj-​ik \ also otological \ -​ˈläj-​i-​kəl \ adjective
otologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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