auditory system


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Noun1.auditory system - the sensory system for hearingauditory system - the sensory system for hearing  
auditory apparatus - all of the components of the organ of hearing including the outer and middle and inner ears
ear - the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
acoustic nerve, auditory nerve, eighth cranial nerve, nervus vestibulocochlearis, vestibulocochlear nerve - a composite sensory nerve supplying the hair cells of the vestibular organ and the hair cells of the cochlea
sensory system - the body's system of sense organs
audition, auditory modality, auditory sense, sense of hearing, hearing - the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
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Kirk Clark, otolaryngologist with Suburban Ear, Nose and Throat Associates, and Mary Cay Chisholm, an audiologist with Northwest Speech and Hearing Loss, will talk about the anatomy of the auditory system, as well as medical and nonmedical treatments for different types of hearing loss.
Areas covered include the properties of speech acoustics, pure-tone audiometry, speech audiometry, screening for hearing loss, and disorders of the auditory system.
It sits with you like the overwhelming sound of ocean waves crashing into your auditory system for the first time.
Tenders are invited for support functional hearing restoration research that develops and validates assessment techniques and treatment methods using patient-centric outcomes to identify potential predictive indicators for successful treatment of individuals living with functional auditory system deficits.
11] suggested that hearing sensitivity may be affected by estrogen secretion through its influence on acetylcholine which has been shown to be the neurotransmitter in auditory system.
Experts theorize that hearing loss caused by noise exposure or other factors can result in hyperactivity in the central auditory system.
They found that there's indeed evidence that diabetes can cause damage to the auditory system, leading to hearing impairment.
Subjects with diseases of auditory system were excluded from the study in both the groups.
ISLAMABAD -- Diabetes may impair the hearing ability by damaging the auditory system, according to new research which suggests that doctors should include hearing testing in managing type 2 diabetes.
The disease can affect not just bones and joints, but organs, including the heart, lung, skin, and eyes, as well as the auditory system, with the resultant psychological impacts.
Poor reconstruction work carried out in the 1970s by the federal government inflicted irreparable damage to original features including its unique auditory system.