cochlear implant

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cochlear implant

[¦kō·klē·ər ′im‚plant]
(neuroscience)
A sensory prosthesis that restores some hearing to deaf people by electrically stimulating the auditory nerve.
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The bionic ear created by McAlpine and his team combines bovine tissue, silicone and a silver coil that acts as an antenna.
LISTEN UP: Tobin May, right, puts on a demonstration during the Bionic Ear Show at Salendine Nook High School, with year nine students Stella Illingsworth, Nathan Jessop, Imran Saeed and Rav Jassal Picture by Andy Catchpool (AC121012Csaln-01)
Sponsored by BUPA and the BIG Lottery Fund, the Bionic Ear Show will tour the UK accompanied by the 'World's Largest Ear'.
Emily says: "It meant the only option was a bionic ear.
The good faith bargaining provisions of the Act are welcome, but the intractable dispute they were designed to overcome--at the Cochlear bionic ear plant--remains unresolved.
The fun and antics raised pounds 145, which will help the nation's heart charity to continue its life-saving work WHO: Mitchell Brady, a student at The King's Academy, Coulby Newham, helps Tobin May to demonstrate the movement of sound waves at the Bionic Ear Show.
Or what about the Bionic Ear Stealth Listening Device (pounds 19.
The cost of rebuilding her was classified, but they gave her a new arm, legs and, rather amusingly, a bionic ear.
The cochlear implant or bionic ear has restored the hearing of thousands of children with severe to profound hearing loss
Hundreds of thousands of people who were once deaf now can hear thanks to another bionic device called a cochlear implant (see Bionic Ear, above).
Home to life sciences companies that have developed everything from the swine flu vaccine to the bionic ear, Victoria boasts more than 134 biotech companies and 13 major medical research institutes.
SEVEN schools in South Tyneside and Newcastle, are the next stop for the Bionic Ear Roadshow, from national charity Deafness Research UK in December.