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tympanosclerosis

Pronunciation: tim'pa-no-skle-ro'sis

Definition: The formation of dense connective tissue in the middle ear, often resulting in hearing loss when the ossicles are involved.

See: myringosclerosis

[tympano- + sclerosis]

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