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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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

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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