peripheral tinnitus
   see otic tinnitus.

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • tinnitus —    Also known as tinnitus aurium and syrigmus. The term tinnitus comes from the Latin verb tinnire, which means to ring. The person credited with its introduction is the Roman natural philosopher Gaius Plinius Secundus, better known as Pliny the… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Tinnitus — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H93.1 Tinnitus aurium …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • central tinnitus —    A term used to denote a type of *tinnitus (i.e. ringing in the ears ) attributed to a lesion affecting a part of the central auditory pathways. The term central tinnitus is used in opposition to the terms *otic (or * peripheral) tinnitus, and… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • otic tinnitus —    Also known as peripheral tinnitus. Both terms are used to designate a type of tinnitus (i.e. ringing in the ears ) attributed to disorders of the inner ear and, in some definitions, to the acoustic nerve. The term otic tinnitus is used in… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • acquired centralized tinnitus — (ACT)    A term used to denote a type of *tinnitus (i.e. ringing in the ears ) that is not congenital and for the mediation of which peripheral and central mechanisms are held responsible. ACT is conceptualized as a condition that is mediated and …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • incoherent tinnitus —    The term incoherent tinnitus comes from the Latin words in (not), cohaerens (coherent), and tinnire (to ring). It refers to a type of tinnitus (i.e. ringing in the ears ) in which the sound involved is perceived in the form of two distinct… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • coherent tinnitus —    A term used to denote a subtype of *tinnitus (i.e. ringing in the ears ) presenting as a single, centred, auditory percept. Regarding its patho physiology, coherent tinnitus is associated primarily with a single central lesion, or,… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • somatic tinnitus —    Also referred to as somatosounds. Both terms are used to designate a type of * tinnitus (i.e. ringing in the ears ) attributed to a peripheral process outside the ear, such as vascular, muscular, or respiratory processes within the head or… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • nervous system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… …   Universalium

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