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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears.

Usage examples (37)
  • The columnist states that tinnitus is caused by exposure to loud noise.
  • In many people, the source of the tinnitus is idiopathic (no known cause).
  • One of the challenges in researching tinnitus is developing an animal model.
  • Flor believes tinnitus is also a kind of phantom sensation, so her group tried using the same principle in reverse to treat it. for more
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