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Meaning of HEARING LOSS

Pronunciation:  'heering los

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  impairment of the sense of hearing
 
 Synonyms: hearing impairment
 
 See Also: conduction deafness, conductive hearing loss, deafness, disability, disablement, handicap, impairment, middle-ear deafness, nerve deafness, sensorineural hearing loss

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This is the condition of having difficulty in hearing sounds. There are two classes of hearing loss according to the anatomical defect. In hearing loss due to nerve defect (sensorineural loss) one has difficulty understand others talk and noisy background makes it worse. In hearing loss due to defects in the mid-ear where sound waves are converted to energy (conductive loss) noisy background may help.
 

 

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