Definition of Dizziness
Dizziness: Painless head discomfort with many possible causes including disturbances of vision, the brain, balance (vestibular) system of the inner ear, and gastrointestinal system. Dizziness is a medically indistinct term which laypersons use to describe a variety of conditions ranging from lightheadedness, unsteadiness to vertigo.
See: Lightheadedness, Unsteadiness, and Vertigo. Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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