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vocabulary associated with deafness

prelingual occurring before language development has occurred
postlingual occurring after language development has occurred
presbycusis onset of deafness in older life
sensorineural loss hearing loss due to failure of the auditory nerve
conductive loss hearing loss caused by problems with the bones of the middle ear
decibel unit used to express the intensity of a sound wave
audiogram graphic record of hearing ability
cochlear implant surgically implanteddevice that delivers electrical stimuli directly to the auditory nerve
deaf partially or completely lacking in the sense of hearing
hard of hearing relating to or having a defective but functional sense of hearing
Created by: MrsPharoah