hypacusis

[hĭp′ə-kōōsĭs, -kyōō-, hī′pə-]

n.

A hearing impairment associated with a deficiency in the peripheral neurosensory or conductive organs of hearing.

Nearby words

  1. hyoscyamus,
  2. hyp,
  3. hyp-,
  4. hyp.,
  5. hypabyssal,
  6. hypaesthesia,
  7. hypaethral,
  8. hypalbuminemia,
  9. hypalgesia,
  10. hypalgia


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