• (n.) Incapacity of perceiving sounds; the state of the organs which prevents the impression which constitute hearing; want of the sense of hearing. • (n.) Unwillingness to hear; voluntary rejection of what is addressed to the understanding.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/deafness/
(def´nis) hearing loss; lack or loss of all or a major part of the sense of hearing. word deafness auditory aphasia.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
hearing loss noun
partial or complete loss of hearingFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Deaf'ness noun 1.
Incapacity of perceiving sounds; the state of the organs which prevents the impression which constitute hearing; want of the sense of hearing. 2.
Unwillingness to hear; voluntary rejection of what is addressed to the understanding. Nervous deafness
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A condition in which the sense of hearing in both ears is not functional for ordinary purposes of life. The hearing level for speech is approximately 71 decibels I.s.o. (international organization for standardization) or 61 db a.s.a. (american standards association) or greater. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Although deafness is relatively rare in cats in general, white cats can frequently be deaf, especially blue-eyed white cats. As they won't be able to hear vocal signs from you, you may need to use more visual signs when communicating with them. Cats with diseases in their ears, such as polyps, may have reduced ability to hear.
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deafness, partial or total lack of hearing. It may be present at birth (congenital) or may be acquired at any age thereafter. A person who cannot detect sound at an amplitude of 20 decibels in a frequency range of from 800 to 1,800 vibrations per second is said to be hard of hearing. The ear normall...
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Inability to hear sounds.
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Our Deafness Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Deafness Deafness: Deafness is defined by partial or complete hearing loss. Levels of hearing impairment vary from a mild but important loss of sensitivity to a total loss of hearing. Older adults suffer most often from hearing loss. Age-related hearing loss a...
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Partial or total deficit of hearing in either ear. Of assistance are hearing aids, lip-reading, a cochlear implant in the ear in combination with a special electronic processor, sign language, and `cued speech` (manual clarification of ambiguous lip movement during speech). Approximately 10% of people worldwide experience some hea...
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partial or total inability to hear. The two principal types of deafness are conduction deafness and nerve deafness. In conduction deafness, there is ... [13 related articles]
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Type: Term Pronunciation: def′nes Definitions: 1. General term for inability to hear.
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[n] - partial or complete loss of hearing
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