central deafness

central deafness
central deafness n hearing loss or impairment resulting from defects in the central nervous system (as in the auditory area) rather than in the ear itself or the auditory nerve compare CONDUCTION DEAFNESS, NERVE DEAFNESS

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • central — I. adjective Etymology: Latin centralis, from centrum center Date: 1647 1. containing or constituting a center 2. of primary importance ; essential, principal < the central character of the novel > 3. a. situated at, in, or near t …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Central hearing loss — Classification and external resources MeSH D006313 Central hearing loss is a form of sensorineural hearing loss caused by damage to the auditory pathways. When the damage is to the primary auditory cortex, the impairment is called cortic …   Wikipedia

  • deafness — General term for inability to hear. central d. d. due to disorder of the auditory system of the brainstem or cerebral cortex. cortical d. d. resulting from bilateral lesions of the primary receptive …   Medical dictionary

  • conduction deafness — n hearing loss or impairment resulting from interference with the transmission of sound waves to the organ of Corti called also conductive deafness, transmission deafness compare CENTRAL DEAFNESS …   Medical dictionary

  • nerve deafness — n hearing loss or impairment resulting from injury to or loss of function of the organ of Corti or the auditory nerve called also perceptive deafness compare CENTRAL DEAFNESS, CONDUCTION DEAFNESS * * * neural deafness neural hearing …   Medical dictionary

  • cortical deafness — central hearing loss due to a lesion of the subcortical pathways immediately below the auditory cortex of the hemisphere dominant for speech and language, or of the auditory cortex itself …   Medical dictionary

  • midbrain deafness — central hearing loss due to injury of the fillet tract of the tegmentum …   Medical dictionary

  • Nonsyndromic deafness — is hearing loss that is not associated with other signs and symptoms. In contrast, syndromic deafness involves hearing loss that occurs with abnormalities in other parts of the body. Genetic changes are related to the following types of… …   Wikipedia

  • Pure word deafness — is caused by bilateral damage to the posterior superior temporal lobes or disruption of connections between these areas. It exhibits itself as inability to comprehend the meaning of speech, but (in most cases) still being able to hear, speak,… …   Wikipedia

  • Comedy Central Roast — Logo which represents all Comedy Central Roasts. Genre Roast, comedy Cou …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”