SYN: tinnitus aurium. [L. fr. G. syrigmos, a hissing]

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sy·rig·mus (sĭ-rigґməs) [Gr. syrigmos a shrill piping sound] tinnitus.

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  • syrigmus —    see tinnitus …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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  • Syrismus — (v. gr.), so v.w. Syrigmus …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Tinnitus — Ringing in the ears or another noise that seems to originate in the ears or head. Tinnitus is due to diverse causes including ear infections, fluid in the ears, Meniere syndrome, medications such as aspirin and other nonsteroidal antiinflammatory …   Medical dictionary

  • 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

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