ménière's disease

Ménière's syndrome

[meyn-yairz]
noun Pathology.
a disease of the labyrinth of the ear, characterized by deafness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and nausea.
Also called Ménière's disease.


Origin:
1935–40; named after Prosper Ménière (1799–1862), French physician

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Ménière's syndrome or Ménière's disease (meɪnˈjɛəz)
 
n
a disorder of the inner ear characterized by a ringing or buzzing in the ear, dizziness, and impaired hearing
 
[C19: named after Prosper Ménière (1799--1862), French physician]
 
Ménière's disease or Ménière's disease
 
n
 
[C19: named after Prosper Ménière (1799--1862), French physician]

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Ménière's disease Mé·nière's disease (mān-yârz')
n.
A pathological condition of the inner ear that is characterized by dizziness, ringing in the ears, and progressive loss of hearing. Also called auditory vertigo, endolymphatic hydrops, labyrinthine vertigo.

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