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Flashcards - Overview of Hearing Impairments

Flashcards - Overview of Hearing Impairments
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middle ear
The middle ear is the portion of the ear internal to the eardrum, and external to the oval window of the inner ear
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ossicles
The ossicles are three bones in either middle ear that are among the smallest bones in the human body
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Central hearing loss
Cortical deafness is a rare form of sensorineural hearing loss caused by damage to the primary auditory cortex
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Central hearing loss
Cortical deafness is a rare form of sensorineural hearing loss caused by damage to the primary auditory cortex
ossicles
The ossicles are three bones in either middle ear that are among the smallest bones in the human body
middle ear
The middle ear is the portion of the ear internal to the eardrum, and external to the oval window of the inner ear
central auditory processing disorder
Auditory processing disorder , also known as central auditory processing disorder , is an umbrella term for a variety of disorders that affect the way the brain processes auditory information
Otosclerosis
Otosclerosis or otospongiosis is an abnormal growth of bone near the middle ear
hearing loss
Hearing loss, also known as hearing impairment, is a partial or total inability to hear

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