sensorineural hearing loss

sensorineural hearing loss
hearing loss due to a lesion in either the cochlea (sensory mechanism of the ear), the vestibulocochlear nerve, the central neural pathways, or a combination of these structures. It is sometimes subdivided into cochlear h. l. and retrocochlear h. l.

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