conduction 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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Results For the majority of patients, the operation results in a considerable improvement in conduction deafness, but it's not always successful.
Chronic otitis media is an example of conduction deafness because in this disorder air conduction is impaired.
Something that interferes with the transmission of sound waves within the ear that results in a hearing loss is referred to as conduction deafness.