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sensorineural hearing impairment

n.

Hearing impairment caused by dysfunction of the neural elements involved in the conduction or interpretation of nerve impulses originating in the cochlea.

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Nearby words

sensorial, sensorimotor, sensorimotor area, sensorineural, sensorineural deafness, sensorineural hearing impairment, sensorium, sensory, sensory aphasia, sensory cortex, sensory deprivation
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