The hearing loss produced by exposure to nonoccupational noise such as small arms fire in hunting and target practice. [socio- + G. akousis, hearing]

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so·cio·acu·sis (so″se-o-ə-kuґsis) noise-induced hearing loss due to prolonged exposure to high levels of noise.

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  • noise-induced hearing loss — sensorineural hearing loss caused either by a single very loud noise (acoustic trauma hearing loss) or by prolonged exposure to high levels of noise (socioacusis) …   Medical dictionary

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