paracusis


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paracusia

 
1. any deficiency in the sense of hearing; see also deafness. Called also paracusis.
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par·a·cu·sis

, paracusia (par'ă-kū'sis, -koo'sē-ă),
1. Impaired hearing.
2. Auditory illusions or hallucinations.
Synonym(s): paracousis
[para- + G. akousis, hearing]
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par·a·cu·sis

, paracusia (par'ă-kyū'sis, -zē-ă)
1. Impaired hearing.
2. Auditory illusions or hallucinations.
[para- + G. akousis, hearing]
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par·a·cu·sis

, paracusia , paracousis (par'ă-kyū'sis, -zē-ă, -sis)
1. Impaired hearing.
2. Auditory illusions or hallucinations.
[para- + G. akousis, hearing]
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