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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Another report titled "Global Cochlear Implants Industry Report 2015" is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Cochlear Implants industry.
Their [the Starks] choice to implant their children with cochlear implants has not separated them from the close community of the deaf; it has only allowed them additional access to the world of speech and sound.
The "Hearing Without Borders" initiative, which was launched by HRH the Crown Prince last year, seeks to provide all support and assistance for the rehabilitation of deaf children who receive cochlear implants, to provide the needed language therapy and training for these children after their surgery and to create community awareness about the causes of deafness.
The girl had got cochlear implants in her ears when she was two years old.
Initially, patients with SSD receive a cochlear implant to ameliorate tinnitus, and most experience significant relief.
Because of technological and biological limitations, people with cochlear implants hear differently than those with normal hearing.
The British woman with Usher had seek help and found cochlear implants as a solution to her hearing deficiency.
Qatar Charity has signed an agreement to provide cochlear implants for the needy deaf children in
The cochlear implant or bionic ear has allowed thousands of children like Priyanshu to hear and speak.
Though a cochlear implant is not a miracle cure for profound deafness, many families tell us progress their children make is miraculous.
THE first UK adult was given a cochlear implant in 1983, but it wasn't until 1987 that the first child received one.
The younger cochlear implant recipients rated overall quality of life more positively than the older children, although this finding might simply reflect greater adolescent angst, Dr.