in-the-canal hearing aid

in-the-canal hearing aid

hearing aid that is placed in the external auditory canal but is still visible.

in-the-canal hear·ing aid

(kă-nal' hēr'ing ād)
A device to improve hearing that is placed in the external auditory canal but is still visible.
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This remote activation, offered by the reed switch, was the essential ingredient for the solution to smaller, in-the-canal hearing aids.
Although the last model, which fits in-the-canal hearing aids, now has the smallest market share, it is expected to see the strongest growth as such devices become more popular.