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dysacousia

[ dis-uh-koo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh ]
/ ˌdɪs əˈku ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə /
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noun Pathology.

a condition in which noise produces pain in the ear.

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Also dys·a·cous·ma [dis-uh-kooz-muh], /ˌdɪs əˈkuz mə/, dys·a·cu·sia [dis-uh-kyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]. /ˌdɪs əˈkyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/.

Origin of dysacousia

<New Latin, equivalent to dys-dys- + -acousia<Greek ákous(is) ability to hear (akoú(ein) to hear + -sis-sis) + -ia-ia
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Medical definitions for dysacousia

dysacousia

n.

A condition in which ordinary sounds produce discomfort or pain in the ear.
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