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Relating to the sense of hearing:‘the auditory nerves’‘teaching methods use both visual and auditory stimulation’
- ‘Conductive hearing loss does not involve damage to the receptor cells or any other nerve cells in the auditory pathway.’
- ‘Our ability to make sense of subtle auditory feedback cues will be a huge area of growth over the next few years.’
- ‘The implant is placed in the cochlea and connected to the auditory nerve with thin wires.’
- ‘This part of the text finally concludes with an account of the visual and auditory systems.’
- ‘It used to be that church bells fulfilled the same function in an auditory sense as did church spires in a visual one.’
- ‘Readers have taken us to task for suggesting that hearing music could be an auditory hallucination.’
- ‘The experience of someone talking to her when no one is around is what is called an auditory hallucination.’
- ‘Sound is converted to signals by the processor and transmitted to the auditory nerves by the electrodes.’
- ‘Also, some children have what is called auditory processing problems.’
- ‘The physiological details of the auditory sense are somewhat beyond the scope of this essay.’
- ‘Ear stoplets made of a waxy material can be molded to fit the shape of your auditory canal.’
- ‘A cacophony of sounds and flurry of images create a visual and auditory whirlpool for the senses.’
- ‘The most commonly reported psychotic features are auditory hallucinations and delusions.’
- ‘The plasticity of the auditory system is currently thought to be at its maximum below the age of 2 years.’
- ‘It may be caused by lack of concentration, poor hearing, confusion of auditory and visual cues, etc.’
- ‘Sensorineural hearing loss also can result from damage to the brain's auditory center.’
- ‘We hear things through a stream of nerve impulses going from the cochlea to the auditory system in the brain.’
- ‘Children who have auditory processing disorders may behave as if they have a hearing loss.’
- ‘When astronauts go into microgravity they lose their sense of place and have to rely on visual and auditory cues.’
- ‘It has been suggested that their purpose is to sharpen the tuning of the signal passed to the auditory nerve.’
- ‘Visual and auditory problems can contribute to poor school performance and inattention.’
Late 16th century: from Latin auditorius, from audire hear.
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