ototoxicity


ototoxicity
The property of being injurious to the ear. [oto- + G. toxikon, poison]
- familial aminoglycoside o. inherited susceptibility to sensory hearing loss upon administration of aminoglycoside antibiotics due to a mutation in the mitochondrial genome.

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oto·tox·ic·i·ty (o″to-tok-sisґĭ-te) the quality of causing damage to the vestibulocochlear nerve or the organs of hearing and balance. See also ototoxic hearing loss, under hearing loss.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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