Definition of "otology" [o•tol•o•gy]

  • The branch of medicine that deals with the structure, function, and pathology of the ear. (noun)

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Use "otology" in a sentence
  • "Operative Experience: Extensive exposure to all aspects of pediatric otolaryngological surgery with emphasis upon otology, endoscopic sinus surgery, bronchoesophagology, and laryngeal reconstruction."
  • "Sometimes it finally gets through and that precipitates some depressant symptom otology."
  • "Otologists also made daily observations in this field without, however, appreciating their significance and adapting them to the service of otology."