TINNITUS, SPONTANEOUS OTO ACOUSTIC EMISSION
\tˈɪnɪtəs], \tˈɪnɪtəs], \t_ˈɪ_n_ɪ_t_ə_s]\
Definitions of TINNITUS, SPONTANEOUS OTO ACOUSTIC EMISSION
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Sounds that are perceived in the absence of any external noise source which may take the form of buzzing, ringing, clicking, pulsations, and other noises. Objective tinnitus refers to noises generated from within the ear or adjacent structures that can be heard by other individuals. The term subjective tinnitus is used when the sound is audible only to the affected individual. Tinnitus may occur as a manifestation of COCHLEAR DISEASES; VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; INTRACRANIAL HYPERTENSION; CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; and other conditions.
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- A substance formed by nitric and sulphuric acids cane-sugar; its action on the circulation is similar to that of nitroglycerin.