decibel loss

decibel loss

[′des·ə‚bel ‚lȯs]
(communications)
Signal attenuation over a transmission path or a conductor expressed in decibels.
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Appendix A provides quality information on classifications of blindness and deafness, including the functional impact of specific ranges of visual acuity or decibel loss.
The study showed mice without the gene that expresses prestin experienced a 40-60 decibel loss of cochlear sensitivity.