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adjective: Relating to the ear.
From Greek ous (ear). Ultimately from the Indo-European root ous- (ear), which also gave us ear, aural, auscultation, scout, and otorhinolaryngology. Earliest documented use: 1657.
“Looks like it might be suffering from ear mites as well. Nothing that a bit of otic medication won’t cure.”
H.Y. Hanna; Summer Beach Vets (Book 3); Wisheart Press; 2014.
See more usage examples of otic in Vocabulary.com’s dictionary.
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