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Definition of Ot-

Ot-: Prefix meaning ear. It's used before a vowel, as in otalgia (painful ear) and otitis (inflammation of ear), and before a consonant, ot- becomes oto-, as in otolaryngologist and otoscope. From the Greek "otos" pertaining to the ear.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 9/20/2012

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