Ménière's disease

noun /ˈmɛn.i.ɛə(ɹ)z,mɛnˈjɛə(ɹ)z
A disorder of the inner ear, caused by lymphatic channel dilation and characterized by episodes of dizziness and tinnitus and progressive hearing loss, usually in one ear.

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  • Meniere's disease — Mé·nière s disease mən ye(ə)rz , men yərz n a disorder of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear that is marked by recurrent attacks of dizziness, tinnitus, and hearing loss called also Ménière s syndrome Mé·nière mā nyer Prosper (1799 1862)… …   Medical dictionary

  • Ménière's disease — /ˈmɛniɛəz dəziz/ (say meneeairz duhzeez) noun a disease of the internal ear characterised by deafness, vertigo and tinnitus with occasional nausea. Also, Ménière s syndrome. {named after Prosper Ménière, 1799–1862, French physician} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Ménière's disease — [mɛn jɛ:] noun a disease of the inner ear causing progressive deafness, tinnitus, and vertigo. Origin C19: named after the French physician Prosper Ménière …   English new terms dictionary

  • Ménière's disease — a disease of the inner ear characterized by episodes of deafness, buzzing in the ears (tinnitus), and vertigo. Typically the attacks are preceded by a sensation of fullness in the ear. Symptoms last for several hours and between attacks the… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Ménière's disease — noun Etymology: Prosper Ménière died 1862 French physician Date: 1871 a disorder of the membranous labyrinth of the inner ear that is marked by recurrent attacks of dizziness, tinnitus, and hearing loss called also Ménière s syndrome …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Meniere's disease — noun a disease of the inner ear characterized by episodes of dizziness and tinnitus and progressive hearing loss (usually unilateral) • Hypernyms: ↑disease …   Useful english dictionary

  • Meniere’s disease — sudden dizziness, ear ringing, and vomiting due to disturbance of the labyrinth …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • disease — n Disease, disorder, condition, affection, ailment, malady, complaint, distemper, syndrome denote a de ranged bodily state usually associated with or amounting to a loss of health. Disease in its usual and broadest use implies an impairment of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Ménière's syndrome — or Ménière s disease [mān yerz′] n. [after P. Ménière (1799 1862), Fr physician] a malfunctioning of the semicircular canal of the inner ear, characterized by dizziness, nausea, vomiting, a buzzing in the ear, etc …   English World dictionary

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