Friedrich Bezold

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Friedrich Bezold (February 9, 1842 – October 5, 1908) was a German otologist and professor at the University of Munich. He made several contributions to early audiology.

He is best known for developing hearing tests with tuning forks and his work to improve education for the hearing impaired. He was also the first physician to provide a clear understanding of mastoiditis.

The following medical terms are named after him: