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)
It's why I'm supporting The National Lottery Awards finalist The Bionic Ear that runs roadshows in schools and communities across the UK to teach children and adults the importance of looking after your hearing.
NATIONAL charity Deafness Research UK's award-winning Bionic Ear roadshow will be touring Wales for three weeks in September.
Nine months is the best age to have this done but doctors say it must be carried out by the age of two, otherwise the pathways in the brain develop in such a way that even with a bionic ear she is unlikely to hear.
THE Bionic Ear Show, from national charity Deafness Research UK, visits the Big Bang Fair at the NEC tomorrow.
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).