partial deafness


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partial deafness

Deafness in which the ability to hear low-frequency sounds is preserved but high-frequencies are inaudible.
See also: deafness
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I suffer from partial deafness after working for 37 years in the Royal Navy with diesel engines, gas/steam turbines and huge air extraction fans.
But after 47 years in the industry, his partying ways have left him with partial deafness, knee problems, shoulder trouble, a wrist injury and ringing in his ears from the band's ear-splitting gigs.
When she was just 14 months old, Hollie Pryce was diagnosed with a heart condition that led to the three heart attacks, brain damage, partial deafness and temporary blindness.
He now suffers from partial deafness in both ears, as well as severe tinnitus, a condition which causes a permanent ringing or screeching in his ears.
Despite suffering from partial deafness, in recent years she played in Coventry Cathedral's Chapel of Unity; in hospitals where she went for tests; and at the Coundon Care Day Centre.
The court heard the single mum, whose kids are eight and 12, suffers from depression and partial deafness.
Some children suffer partial deafness, so hearing tests are done as part of the hospital follow-up.
YOU'RE A Star finalist Mairead O'Dowd has refused to let partial deafness get in the way of her singing career.
Earlier that night, Brophy, who wore a hearing aid throughout the trial because of partial deafness, had been rejected by a girl he had plied with drinks.
Alec Bogle, 51, had to retire after suffering partial deafness and severe tinnitus - a condition causing ringing in the ears.
He has fallen or been unseated six times and still suffers from partial deafness due to his tumble on Zeta's Lad three years ago.