profound deafness


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profound deafness

A level of hearing loss in which a person cannot hear a sound unless it is at least 90 decibels loud (about as loud as a lawnmower or a nearby motorcycle).
See also: deafness
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Ellis-van Creveld syndrome and profound deafness resulted by sequence variants in the EVC/EVC2 and TMC1 genes.
As shown in Figure 1(b), all patients were affected with bilateral profound deafness with a flat audiogram revealed by PTA.
The proband had a profound deafness but displayed normal bone conductive hearing at 250 Hz.
There are clues that the inner ear's attempts to compensate for the hearing loss may cause ongoing damage leading eventually to profound deafness. (ANI)
Here one learns that in spite of his profound deafness, Edison considered himself an authority on and arbiter of the public's taste in music, and, in fact, had personally selected waltzes to be recorded on his label.
This appeal will help us support local sufferers and their families and advise people on how to spot the symptoms." Mrs Bowles said that her mother had contracted meningitis as a teenager in 1937 which had caused profound deafness. "I have lived all my life with the repercussions of this terrible disease, which is why I am happy to be involved in helping to raise the profile and awareness of meningitis and the hearing problems it can cause." At the launch, Major Nick Range, from the 30th Signals Regiment, based at Bramcote, made a donation of pounds 3,000, while pounds 1,000 was given by members of Coun Wilson's family, a pounds 500 cheque was handed over from the Nuneaton Training Centre and pounds 200 was offered by Mick Emanuelle, of La Tavola Calda restaurant.
With regard to schools with poor and questionable performance, says Ferraro, Janey is wholly committed to the "replacement of underperforming schools with new schools fresh in ideas and free from failed experiments and pointless initiatives." New and existing special needs programs for disabled students in all grade levels include programs for students diagnosed with auditory deficits or profound deafness and behavioral disorders.
Its clients have a wide range of disabilities, from mental health issues, blindness and profound deafness to learning difficulties, brain injuries and cerebral palsy.
These include profound deafness; a preference for communication through American Sign Language; transient impairment resulting from ear infections; a preference for other forms of amplification, such as FM or sound-field systems; or specific types of hearing loss that are not well served with hearing aids.
This can lead to balance problems, tinnitus and hearing loss - in some cases profound deafness.
This condition is associated with profound deafness and a loss of vestibular function.
His profound deafness cost academe a distinguished professor, but gained the NRC a brilliant, dedicated research worker.