bone conduction


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bone conduction

n.
The process by which sound waves are transmitted to the inner ear by the cranial bones without traveling through the air in the ear canal.
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According to new report available with Million Insights, Bone conduction devices are specially designed to use body's natural ability to transmit sound.
The Bonebridge System (BB, Med-El Corporation, Innsbruck, Austria), is one of these transcutaneous bone conduction hearing implants.
The Rinne test compares the perception of sound waves transmitted by air conduction vs bone conduction and serves as a rapid screen for conductive hearing loss.
The purpose of this contract is the supply of bone conduction auditory implants for the otorhinolaryngology service of the central university hospital of asturias.
[UKPRwire, Thu Oct 18 2018] Bone conduction hearing devices helps the people who cannot hear and wear the conventional hearing devices.
[USA], Sep 10 ( ANI ): Researchers from Sweden have developed a new testing device - using bone conduction technology - to help improve the diagnosis of dizziness.
First described by Carhart in 1950, it relates to a false elevation in bone conduction with a peak at 2 kHz ranging in frequency from 500 to 4,000 Hz associated with a conductive hearing loss.
The display panel on the device used vibration and bone conduction in order to emit sound from the display itself, rather than the earpiece speaker.
This study aimed to analyze the bone conduction thresholds before and after surgery in chronic otitis media patients with cholesteatoma who had labyrinthine fistula and whose cholesteatoma matrix had been completely cleaned.
"Previous studies have shown this bone conduction might be a viable mode of hearing."