auditory prosthesis meaning

  "auditory prosthesis" in a sentence
Electronic hearing devices typically used for patients with normal outer and middle ear function,but defective inner ear function. In the COCHLEA,the hair cells (HAIR CELLS,VESTIBULAR) may be absent or damaged but there are residual nerve fibers. The device electrically stimulates the COCHLEAR NERVE to create sound sensation.


  1. A combination of engineering, signal processing, biophysics, and cognitive neuroscience was necessary to produce the right balance of technology to maximize the performance of auditory prosthesis.
  2. "' Audioprosthology ( ACA ) "'is a term used to refer to the profession of the fitting of a hearing aid, or auditory prosthesis.
  3. Whether that incorporation will be as mundane as the use of eyeglasses or something more advanced such as a new auditory prosthesis, he believes the merger of technology and biology is inevitable and present.
  4. In 1977, he began work as a research engineer at Research Triangle Institute in the Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA . He was the head of the Neuroscience Program from 1983-1994, the Director of the Center for Auditory Prosthesis Research from 1994-2002, and was a Senior Fellow from 2002-07.

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