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 (kŏk′lē-ə, kō′klē-ə)
n. pl. coch·le·ae (-lē-ē′, -lē-ī′) also coch·le·as
A spiral-shaped cavity of the inner ear that resembles a snail shell and contains nerve endings essential for hearing.

[Latin, snail shell, from Greek kokhliās, snail, from kokhlos, land snail.]

coch′le·ar adj.
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Adj.1.cochlear - of or relating to the cochlea of the ear; "cochlear implant"




adj coclear
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KARACHI -- Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS) under its Cochlear Implant Programme, during past three years, has implanted 40 hearing challenged children with the gadget that could help empower them lead a quality life.
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Amman, June 24 (Petra) -- HRH the Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II, the Regent, on Wednesday, visited cochlear surgery department at King Hussein Medical Center and checked on patients who had received cochlear implants as part of Prince Hussein's initiative, "Hearing Without Borders.
THE Audiology and Balance Unit at Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) organised an orientation meeting for children with cochlear implants and their families recently.
Cochlear implants have recently begun to be offered to patients with single-sided deafness (SSD).
Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH) said it has announced the commercial availability of the innovative SmartSound iQ for use with the Cochlear Nucleus 6 sound processor.
com)-- During June and July of 2014 (June 19 - 22/July 31 - August 3), cochlear implant children and their families will come together at CNI Cochlear Kids Camp in Estes Park, CO for a long weekend of summer camp activities, networking and education.
Washington, May 20 ( ANI ): Researchers through cochlear implant simulations have found that infants process speech differently than older children and adults.
The toddler was born completely deaf in both ears -- without a cochlear (hearing portion of the inner ear) and a cochlear nerve.
Hughes, who coordinates a cochlear implant program and cochlear implant research laboratory at a hospital and teaches special education and communication disorders at the U.
These patients often become good candidates for cochlear implantation.