hy·per·acu·sis .hī-pə-rə-'k(y)ü-səs n abnormally acute hearing

* * *

abnormally acute hearing or painful sensitivity to sounds.

* * *

hy·per·acu·sis (hi″pər-ə-kooґsis) [hyper- + acou- + -sis] exceptionally acute hearing, the hearing threshold being unusually low. It may or may not be accompanied by pain. Called also hyperacousia, hyperacusia, hyperakusis, and acoustic or auditory hyperesthesia.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Игры ⚽ Нужно сделать НИР?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Hyperacusis — (Hyperakŏe, v. gr.), zu seines, leicht schmerzhaftes Gehör …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hyperacusis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 29099 ICD10 = ICD10|H|93|2|h|90 ICD9 = ICD9|388.42 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D012001 Hyperacusis is a health condition characterized by an over… …   Wikipedia

  • hyperacusis —    Also known as hyperacusis dolorosa, auditory hyperaesthesia, dysacusis, dysauris, loudness discomfort, loudness intolerance, over recruitment, pseudo recruitment, and phonophobia. The term hyperacusis comes from the Greek words huper (to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Hyperacusis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H93.2 Sonstige abnorme Hörempfindungen, inkl. Hyperakusis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hyperacusis dolorosa —    see hyperacusis …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hyperacusis — noun A heightened sensitivity to some sounds …   Wiktionary

  • hyperacusis — n. abnormally acute hearing or painful sensitivity to sounds …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hyperacusis — /haɪpərəˈkjusəs/ (say huypuhruh kyoohsuhs) noun excessive acuteness of the sense of hearing. {New Latin, from Greek hyper hyper + akousis hearing} …  

  • hyperacusis —   n. abnormal keenness of hearing …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • hyperacusis — noun abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels • Syn: ↑hyperacusia, ↑auditory hyperesthesia • Hypernyms: ↑hearing impairment, ↑hearing… …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

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