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

noun Pathology.

a condition in which noise produces pain in the ear.

Nearby words

  1. dyophysite,
  2. dyophysitic,
  3. dyostyle,
  4. dyothelite,
  5. dys-,
  6. dysacusis,
  7. dysadaptation,
  8. dysanagnosia,
  9. dysaphia,
  10. dysaptation

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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Medicine definitions for dysacousia



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

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