Auditory prosthesis | definition of auditory prosthesis by Medical dictionary
generic term for implantable devices to restore sound perception to people with profound hearing impairment or deafness, the most common of which is the cochlear implant; a brainstem implant to stimulate the neurons of the cochlear nucleus is under development.
auditory prosthesis Any device which substitutes or enhances hearing ability.
auditory prosthesis Neurology A device that substitutes or enhances hearing ability. See Hearing aid.
au·di·to·ry pros·the·sis (aw'di-tōr-ē pros-thē'sis)
Generic term for implantable devices to restore sound perception to the deaf, the most common of which is the cochlear implant; a brainstem implant to stimulate the neurons of the cochlear nucleus is under development.
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The auditory prosthesis
is another successful application of neurostimulation to restore hearing loss.
Created and patented by Advanced Bionics Corporation, the CLARION CII Bionic Ear System is an auditory prosthesis
that is FDA approved for the treatment of severe-to-profound nerve deafness when programmed to function like a conventional Cochlear Implant.
Grade 10-12 Hopewell Valley Central High School, Pennington, NJ Bionic Auditory Prosthesis
The Bionic Auditory Prosthetic (BAP) is a prosthetic inner ear designed to cure deafness by allowing the human brain to process sound while bypassing the entire inner ear and vestibule-cochlear (auditory) nerve.
developing an auditory prosthesis
for conveying complex spectrotemporal