conduction deafness


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Related to conduction deafness: nerve deafness, tone deafness, sensorineural deafness, transmission deafness
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Noun1.conduction deafness - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle earconduction deafness - hearing loss due to problems with the bones of the middle ear
hearing disorder, hearing impairment - impairment of the sense of hearing
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Conduction deafness, which is often due to osteoarthritis of the tiny bones in the middle ear that conduct sound to the inner ear.
In most cases," she says, "it is the dog suffering from conduction deafness rather than nerve damage that will benefit.
Tpi Results Tympanoplasty can provide a considerable improvement in conduction deafness in the majority of patients, but a successful outcome cannot be guaranteed.