Definition of tinnitus in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
Ringing or buzzing in the ears.
- Sometimes tinnitus is a symptom of a disease, like an ear infection or Meniere's disease.
- This condition has the associated symptoms of tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and difficulty with hearing.
- Treatment is based on trying to control the associated symptoms of vertigo, tinnitus and deafness.
mid 19th century: from Latin, from tinnire 'to ring, tinkle', of imitative origin.
Definition of tinnitus in:
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