implantable hearing device

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im·plant·a·ble hear·ing de·vice

(im-plantă-bĕl hēring dē-vīś)
Electronic instrument that is placed within the ear surgically to improve audition.
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Thirty-three chapters have been revised in order to address state-of-the-art genetic diagnosis of hereditary hearing loss, management of superior canal dehiscence and variants of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, evidence-based management of otitis media with effusion, T-cell initiation of autoimmune inner ear disease, middle ear and brainstem implantable hearing devices, and other advances.
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