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otosclerosis

[oh-tuh-skli-roh-sis] /ˌoʊ tə sklɪˈroʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
formation of new bone about the stapes or cochlea, resulting in hearing loss.
Origin of otosclerosis
1895-1900
1895-1900; < New Latin; see oto-, sclerosis
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otosclerosis in Medicine

otosclerosis o·to·scle·ro·sis (ō'tō-sklə-rō'sĭs)
n.
A formation of spongy bone about the stapes and the oval window of the ear, causing progressive deafness.

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