presbycusis, presbykousis

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(prez-bĭ-kū′sĭs)

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[presby- + Gr. akousis, hearing]
Progressive loss of hearing with aging, typically resulting from sensorineural hearing loss. It is the third most common disease of older adults, after hypertension and arthritis, and can cause significant social isolation.
SYN: SEE: presbyacusia

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[presby- + Gr. akousis, hearing]
Progressive loss of hearing with aging, typically resulting from sensorineural hearing loss. It is the third most common disease of older adults, after hypertension and arthritis, and can cause significant social isolation.
SYN: SEE: presbyacusia

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