• Tinnitus Glossary of Terms

Glossary of Terms
  • Immune System: The system of organs and processes of the body that provide resistance to and protection from infection and toxins. Organs include thymus, bone marrow, and lymph nodes.
  • Vascular Neoplasm: An Abnormal growth of tissue in a part of the blood vessels, especially as a cancer.
  • Atherosclerosis: A condition of the arteries where there is deposition of fats on the inner walls. Eventual fat deposition may lead to blockage of the blood vessel.
  • Capillaries: Tiny blood vessels that connects the arteries with the veins.
  • Diuretic: A drug that causes increased passage of urine.
  • Audiometry: Measurement of the range and sensitivity of a person's hearing.
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