earmold

noun

ear·​mold ˈi(ə)r-ˌmōld How to pronounce earmold (audio)
: a device of usually acrylic, vinyl, or silicone that fits within the outer ear, is connected by way of a tube to a hearing aid worn behind the ear, and serves especially to channel the amplified sound from the hearing aid to the ear canal

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“Earmold.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/earmold. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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