conduction deafness

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Related to conduction deafness: nerve deafness, tone deafness, sensorineural deafness, transmission deafness
  • noun

Synonyms for conduction deafness

hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear

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The good news is that conduction deafness can often be improved with a hearing aid.
CONDUCTION DEAFNESS For sound to reach the inner ear it has to travel through the external ear canal, cross the middle ear then enter the hearing organ (the cochlea) in the inner ear.