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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
tinnitustin‧ni‧tus /ˈtɪnɪtəs/ noun [uncountable]  medicalMI an illness in which you hear noises, especially ringing, in your ears
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tinnitusAt the Link Centre a four-day residential study was arranged for deafened people who were finding tinnitus a major handicap.Although temporary at first, tinnitus can become a permanent, incurable condition.The doctor is pleased the actor is raising awareness of tinnitus.Deafness or tinnitus may or may not be associated.As it was, all manner of sophisticated tests failed to reveal the cause of the tinnitus.The tinnitus seems to lurch closer as he reads the photocopied paragraphs.That was Jack's introduction to tinnitus, the head noises which are a deeply distressing by-product of some forms of deafness.
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