otorrhea

A discharge from the ear. [oto- + G. rhoia, flow]

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otor·rhea or chiefly Brit otor·rhoea .ōt-ə-'rē-ə n a discharge from the external ear

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otor·rhea (o″to-reґə) [oto- + -rrhea] a discharge from the ear, especially a purulent one.

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