What is another word for otosclerosis?

Pronunciation: [ˌɒtəskləɹˈə͡ʊsɪs] (IPA)

Otoscierosis is a medical condition that affects the middle ear, resulting in hearing loss. Some of the synonyms for otosclerosis include: conductive hearing loss, stapedial otosclerosis, otospongiosis, and vertebrobasilar insufficiency. Conductive hearing loss refers to a type of hearing loss caused by problems in the outer or middle ear. Stapedial otosclerosis specifically affects the stapes bone, which is responsible for transmitting sound waves to the inner ear. Otospongiosis is another name for otosclerosis and is used interchangeably. Vertebrobasilar insufficiency refers to a reduced blood flow to the brainstem and cerebellum, which can cause symptoms such as dizziness, vertigo, and hearing loss.

Synonyms for Otosclerosis:

What are the hypernyms for Otosclerosis?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    hearing disorder, Bone condition, auditory disorder, ear disorder.

What are the hyponyms for Otosclerosis?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

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