Definition of otological in English:

otological

adjective

  • See otology

    • ‘He travelled overseas extensively gaining the necessary knowledge to carry out these new otological operations.’
    • ‘Although stapes surgery is the dominant application of lasers in otology, lasers have been used in multiple other otological cases.’
    • ‘As the facial nerve is a cornerstone in otological practice we feel well placed to manage facial palsy.’
    • ‘Some surgeons also order preoperative brain stem auditory-evoked potentials and otological testing for both pure tone and speech discrimination.’
    • ‘The microbiological isolates from this patient group have been appropriately stored and further studies are planned to assess sensitivities of the organisms to commonly prescribed topical otological preparations.’

Pronunciation

otological

/əʊtəˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)l/