Ménière's syndrome
noun see Ménière's disease

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • ménière's syndrome — noun see ménière s disease * * * /mayn yairz /, Pathol. a disease of the labyrinth of the ear, characterized by deafness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and nausea. Also called Ménière s disease. [1935 40; named after Prosper Ménière (1799 1862) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ménière's syndrome — /mayn yairz /, Pathol. a disease of the labyrinth of the ear, characterized by deafness, ringing in the ears, dizziness, and nausea. Also called Ménière s disease. [1935 40; named after Prosper Ménière (1799 1862), French physician] * * * …   Universalium

  • Meniere's syndrome — n. disorder of the inner ear characterized by repeated occurrences of loss of balance together with deafness and a ringing sensation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Ménière's disease — Classification and external resources Inner ear ICD 10 H …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — 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

  • 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

  • Me|nier's syndrome — Mé|nière s or Me|nier s disease or Me|nier s syndrome «may NYAIRZ», a disease of the inner ear which causes dizziness and may lead to deafness. ╂[< Prosper Ménière, 1799 1862, a French physician who first described it] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ménière'sdisease — Mé·nière s disease (mān yârzʹ) n. A pathological condition of the inner ear characterized by dizziness, ringing in the ears, and progressive loss of hearing. Also called Ménière s syndrome.   [After Prosper Ménière (1799 1862), French physician.] …   Universalium

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