hypacusia


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hypacusia

 [hi″pah-ku´ze-ah]
slightly diminished acuteness of the sense of hearing.
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hy·pa·cu·sis

, hypacusia (hī'pă-kū'sis, hip'ă-; hī'pă-koo'zē-ă, hip'ă-),
Hearing impairment.
Synonym(s): hypoacusis
[hypo- + G. akousis, hearing]
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