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 (sĕn′sə-rē-no͝or′əl, -nyo͝or′-)
Of, relating to, or involving the sensory nerves, especially as they affect the hearing: sensorineural deafness.


(of deafness) caused by damage to the inner ear or auditory nerves


(ˌsɛn sə riˈnʊər əl, -ˈnyʊər-)

related to or affecting a sensory nerve or a sensory mechanism together with its neural circuitry.
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Adj.1.sensorineural - of or relating to the neural process of sensation
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The Children's Oncology Group's (2006) long-term follow-up guidelines for cancer survivors recommend yearly clinical histories of any hearing difficulties, otoscopic examinations of outer and middle ear structures, and sensorineural hearing screening for children who received cisplatin chemotherapy.
Alstrom syndrome (AS) is a recessively inherited genetic disorder characterized by; pigmentary retinal dystrophy, sensorineural hearing loss, obesity, non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.
We report an interesting case of a patient who presented with gradual onset of deafness and external auditory canal swellings, mistaken initially for multiple simple exostoses of both ear canals, in combination with mild background sensorineural hearing loss.
Sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL) involves the cochlear hair cells of the inner ear, or the eighth cranial nerve that travels from the inner ear to the brain.
For the new edition, the authors have expanded discussion on topics such as autoimmune inner ear disease, diagnosing occupational hearing loss, and other subjects and added new chapters on auditory evoked potentials, sudden sensorineural hearing loss, malignancies of the ear, otologic complications of scuba diving, and hearing in dogs.
We investigated the effects of perceptual training on speech processing in new and experienced hearing aid (HA) users with sensorineural hearing loss.
SAN DIEGO - If a patient with sudden sensorineural hearing loss does not respond to an initial course of oral steroids, additional treatment may not be justified, Dr.
Designed to treat the most common form of hearing impairment -- moderate to severe sensorineural hearing loss that occurs when the hair cells or nerves in the inner ear become damaged, often because of exposure to loud sounds, genetic factors or the natural aging process -- the device is unlike a conventional hearing aid.
Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when a sound is conducted normally from the exterior ear through the eardrum to the middle ear, but the inner ear does not transmit the sound normally to the brain.
Congenital CMV is a leading cause of sensorineural hearing loss and brain damage in children in the United States.
In these syndromes, the hearing loss is usually conductive or mixed conductive and sensorineural.