hearing loss

Definitions

Electronics

  • A partial or complete loss of the sense of hearing.
  • The amount of hearing loss (1) an individual has, expressed in decibels. An audiogram serves to indicate levels of hearing loss at tested frequencies, while an audiometer is utilized to generate sounds at these frequencies.

Medical

  • noun partial or complete loss of the ability to hear
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