sensorineural

adjective sen·so·ri·neu·ral \ ˌsen(t)s-rē-ˈnu̇r-əl , -ˈnyu̇r- \

Definition of sensorineural

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

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First Known Use of sensorineural

1929

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sensorineural

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

medical Definition of sensorineural

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

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