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diplacusis

[ dip-luh-kyoo-sis ]
/ ˌdɪp ləˈkyu sɪs /
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noun, plural dip·la·cu·ses [dip-luh-kyoo-seez]. /ˌdɪp ləˈkyu siz/. Pathology.
a difference in hearing by the two ears so that one sound is heard as two.
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Origin of diplacusis

<New Latin, equivalent to dipl(o)- diplo- + Greek akoúsis hearing (akoú(ein) to hear, listen to + -sis-sis)
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