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sensorineural

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adjective sen·so·ri·neu·ral \-ˈnu̇r-əl, -ˈnyu̇r-\

Definition of sensorineural

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving the aspects of sense perception mediated by nerves <sensorineural hearing loss>



1960

First Known Use of sensorineural

1960


Medical Dictionary

sensorineural

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adjective sen·so·ri·neu·ral \-ˈn(y)u̇r-əl\

Medical Definition of sensorineural

  1. :  of, relating to, or involving the aspects of sense perception mediated by nerves <sensorineural hearing loss>




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