Ear: Therapeutic Terms

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  1. auditory prosthesis
    any internal or external device that improves or substitutes for natural hearing
  2. hearing aid
    external amplifying device designed to improve hearing by more effective collection of sound into the ear
  3. cochlear implant
    electronic device implanted in the cochlea that provides sound perception to patients with severe or profound sensorineural hearing loss in both ears
  4. ear lavage
    irrigation of the external ear canal, commonly done to remove excessive buildup of cerumen
  5. ear instillation
    introduction of a medicated solution into the external canal
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Ear: Therapeutic Terms
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