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glue earnoun [U]

uk   us   UK
a ​medicalconditioncommon in ​children, in which the ​middlepart of the ​earbecomesfilled with a ​liquid that ​prevents them from ​hearingcorrectly: Over ​half of all ​children in ​Britain get ​glueear at some ​time before they are 16, and it can ​lead to ​permanenthearingloss.
(Definition of glue ear from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “glue ear”
in Chinese (Simplified) 胶耳(浆液性中耳炎)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 膠耳(積液性中耳炎)…
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