from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or involving the sensory nerves, especially as they affect the hearing: sensorineural deafness.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to the sensory nerves
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- adj. of or relating to the neural process of sensation
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This form of hearing loss, called sensorineural hearing loss, is extremely common, but cannot be cured with drugs.
We work with children with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss who are being evaluated for cochlear implantation and children who already use cochlear implants.
The cochlear implant is an electronic device that can provide auditory sensation to a person with severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss.
Severe to profound sensorineural hearing loss in both ears
We evaluate children with severe sensorineural hearing loss that may be helped by a cochlear implant.
The Cochlear Implant Program – one of the largest exclusively pediatric implant programs in the country – evaluates children with severe sensorineural hearing loss that may be helped by a cochlear implant and provides support to children who already have cochlear implants.
Although many synthetic chemicals have been added to the food supply in recent years, artificial sweeteners in beverages stand out in their ability to interact with evolutionarily ancient sensorineural pathways at remarkably high affinity.
At that point, Locke recounted, he was fairly certain what was wrong: Curtis was suffering from idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss -- sudden deafness in one ear, which affects between five and 20 people per 100,000 annually.
The ENT later told Locke that some patients suffer permanent deafness as a result of delays in diagnosis and treatment of sudden sensorineural hearing loss.
Unlike conductive hearing loss, which affects the outer ear, sudden sensorineural hearing loss is an urgent medical problem that can range in severity from mild to profound.