noun. a ringing or booming sensation in one or both ears; a symptom of an ear infection or Meniere's disease.
- tinnitus (Latin)
Example sentences of the word tinnitus
1. Noun, singular or mass
There are two types of tinnitus, one in which noise is heard in the ear, and one in which it is heard in the head.
2. Existential there
However, tinnitus is a symptom of an underlying issue; treating the cause of your tinnitus can relieve the cricket noise and help restore your feeling of well being.
If you have a hearing loss, wearing hearing aids helps to mask tinnitus noise so you don't hear the crickets while wearing your hearing aids.
4. Verb, past participle
If you have tinnitus and you want to try treating it by eating more bananas, oranges, raisins and spinach, you may not cure your tinnitus, but your overall health might improve.