conduction deafness

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Synonyms for conduction deafness

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

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In most cases," she says, "it is the dog suffering from conduction deafness rather than nerve damage that will benefit.
Conduction deafness, which is often due to osteoarthritis of the tiny bones in the middle ear that conduct sound to the inner ear.
When something interferes with the transmission of sound waves within the ear with the result being a hearing loss, this is referred to as conduction deafness.
Tpi Results Tympanoplasty can provide a considerable improvement in conduction deafness in the majority of patients, but a successful outcome cannot be guaranteed.
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.