conduction deafness

noun

: hearing loss or impairment resulting from interference with the transmission of sound waves to the organ of Corti

called also conductive deafness, transmission deafness

compare central deafness, nerve deafness

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“Conduction deafness.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/conduction%20deafness. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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