sensorineural
adjective Date: 1960 of, relating to, or involving the aspects of sense perception mediated by nerves <
sensorineural hearing loss
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  • sensorineural — [sen΄sə rəlnoor′əl, sen΄sə rəlnyoor′əl] adj. of or having to do with sensory nerves, as in a hearing loss caused by faulty sensory nerves …   English World dictionary

  • sensorineural — sen·so·ri·neu·ral n(y)u̇r əl adj of, relating to, or involving the aspects of sense perception mediated by nerves <sensorineural hearing loss> * * * sen·so·ri·neu·ral (sen″sə re noorґəl) 1. of or pertaining to a sensory… …   Medical dictionary

  • sensorineural — /sen seuh ree noor euhl, nyoor /, adj. related to or affecting a sensory nerve or a sensory mechanism together with its neural circuitry. [1975 80; SENSORY + NEURAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • sensorineural — adjective Of or pertaining to the sensory nerves …   Wiktionary

  • sensorineural — sen·so·ri·neural …   English syllables

  • sensorineural — sen•so•ri•neu•ral [[t]ˌsɛn sə riˈnʊər əl, ˈnyʊər [/t]] adj. phl related to or affecting a sensory nerve or a sensory mechanism together with its neural circuitry • Etymology: 1975–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • sensorineural — adjective of or relating to the neural process of sensation • Pertains to noun: ↑neural …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sensorineural hearing loss — Classification and external resources Cross section of the cochlea. ICD 10 H …   Wikipedia

  • sensorineural tinnitus —    A term used to denote a type of * tinnitus (i.e. ringing in the ears ) which is attributable either to the ear s sensorineural parts or to the acoustic nerve. Sensorineural tinnitus can be divided into four subcategories, comprising *motor… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • 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 …   Medical dictionary

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