sensorineural

adjective
sen·​so·​ri·​neu·​ral | \ ˌsen(t)s-rē-ˈnu̇r-əl How to pronounce sensorineural (audio) , -ˈnyu̇r- \

Definition of sensorineural

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

Examples of sensorineural in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shortly after birth, Caruso was diagnosed with bilateral moderate to moderately severe sensorineural hearing loss, a common type of permanent hearing loss that stems from damage to the inner ear. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, "Instagram Influencer, 19, Opens Up About Her Struggles with Hearing Loss: 'I Felt Isolated'," 19 July 2019 Frequency is targeting sensorineural hearing loss, the most common form of hearing loss. Jonathan Saltzman, BostonGlobe.com, "Frequency signs $80m deal with Japan’s Astellas Pharma," 17 July 2019 Shortly after birth, Caruso was diagnosed with bilateral moderate to moderately severe sensorineural hearing loss, a common type of permanent hearing loss that stems from damage to the inner ear. Jason Duaine Hahn, PEOPLE.com, "Instagram Influencer, 19, Opens Up About Her Struggles with Hearing Loss: 'I Felt Isolated'," 19 July 2019 Frequency is targeting sensorineural hearing loss, the most common form of hearing loss. Jonathan Saltzman, BostonGlobe.com, "Frequency signs $80m deal with Japan’s Astellas Pharma," 17 July 2019 Grendell’s hearing never did return to his left ear, which has sensorineural hearing loss. Jeff Fletcher, Orange County Register, "Angels minor league pitcher Kevin Grendell motivated by chance to represent the hearing impaired," 23 Feb. 2017

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1929, in the meaning defined above

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“Sensorineural.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sensorineural. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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sensorineural

adjective
sen·​so·​ri·​neu·​ral | \ -ˈn(y)u̇r-əl How to pronounce sensorineural (audio) \

Medical Definition of sensorineural

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

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