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  1. Tailoring the audible frequency spectrum to particular intensity levels. In this case, amplifying differntially those frequencies that audiological testing shows need boosting.
  2. The medical term for perception of sound in one or both ears or in the head when no external sound is present.
  3. A disease in which bony growths inhibit the mechanical operation of the parts of the middle ear.
  4. Inflammation of the outer ear.
  5. Total hearing loss.
  6. A primary health care professional who evaluates, treats, and manages hearing loss and balance disorders in adults and children.
  7. Hearing loss from pathology to the auditory branch of the Cranial Nerve VIII.
  8. Temporary hearing loss that is due to exposure to loud noises. Also called "acoustic trauma."
  9. Hearing loss from pathology involving the sensory end organ in the cochlea. Most common sites include outer and inner hair cells within the Organ of Corti.
  10. Medical specialty associated with diagnosis and management of diseases of the ear, nose, and throat and related structures of the head and neck.
  11. A general name given to hearing tests.
  12. Inflammation in the middle ear.
  13. A shift of the threshold of audibility due to mechanical impairment of any part or combination of parts of the ear.
  14. Hearing loss that is feigned or exaggerated.
  15. Noncorrectable hearing loss due to damage, malformation or degeneration of a portion of the neural system in the ear.
  16. An electrical potential recorded from the nervous system of a human or other animal following presentation of a stimulus.
  17. Hearing loss that includes both conductive and sensorineural impairments.