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presbycusia

[prez-bi-kyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, pres-]
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noun Medicine/Medical.
  1. impaired hearing due to old age.
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Origin of presbycusia

1885–90; < New Latin < Greek presby- (combining form of présbys old, old man) + (á)kous(is) hearing (akoú(ein) to hear + -sis -sis) + -ia -ia
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