diplacusis

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diplacusis

 [dip″lah-koo´sis]
the perception of a single auditory stimulus differently in one ear from in the other, so that two different sounds are heard.
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dip·la·cu·sis

(dip'lă-kū'sis),
Abnormal perception of sound, either in time or in pitch, so that one sound is heard as two.
[G. diplous, double, + akousis, a hearing]
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dip·la·cu·sis

(dip'lă-kyū'sis)
Abnormal perception of sound, either in time or in pitch, so that one sound is heard as two.
See also: binaural diplacusis
[G. diplous, double, + akousis, a hearing]
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diplacusis

A sensation of hearing two sounds of different pitch on exposure to a single sound. The condition is caused by a disorder of the COCHLEA.
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