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2014-08-14 08:28:59

New Roger Focus helps children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder or auditory processing disorder pay attention - and realize their full potential STAEFA, Switzerland, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --The capability to focus on auditory stimuli is one of the key components of a child's learning and development(1). Children with unilateral hearing loss, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or auditory processing disorders often struggle to clearly hear and focus on the voices of...

2014-08-12 23:01:39

Audibel Hearing Center offers new mobile apps to help patients use new hearing aids. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 It appears as if every business has an app to support the customer shopping experience, but not many offer apps to help customers after a product is purchased. Audibel Hearing Center presently offers several apps aimed at helping patients understand hearing loss and ensuring they get the most out of their hearing aids. Read on to learn about the new apps provided by...

2014-08-12 16:25:41

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two recently published peer-reviewed studies suggest that the non-surgical SoundBite(TM) Hearing System can offer benefits over surgical, osseointegrated Bone-Anchored Hearing Implants (BAHI) for single-sided deafness patients. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140812/135522 Published in the International Journal of Audiology, the first study by Moore et al., "Preliminary Comparison of Bone-Anchored Hearing Instruments and a...

2014-08-12 08:29:56

A long sought breakthrough for people with hearing loss STAEFA, Switzerland, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In a newly published paper in the American Journal of Audiology, Linda Thibodeau, PhD, a professor at the University of Texas at Dallas describes her findings of a new technology which allows people with hearing loss to hear and understand speech better than those with normal hearing. The finding is evident in cases where conditions are most challenging for people with hearing loss: in...

2014-08-11 23:07:32

Dr. Mercer, of Mill Creek, WA, demonstrates expertise in Audiology and dedication to the field by holding ABA certification. Reston, Va (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Loraine Gee Mercer, AuD, of Mill Creek, WA, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates Dr. Mercer’s commitment to professional excellence in audiology. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes audiologists whose knowledge base is...

noise pollution disrupts underwater creatures
2014-08-10 02:00:13

University of Exeter Despite their reputation as slippery customers, a new study has shown that eels are losing the fight to survive when faced with marine noise pollution such as that of passing ships. Scientists from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol found that fish exposed to playback of ship noise lose crucial responses to predator threats. The study, published Aug. 7 in the journal Global Change Biology, found European eels were 50% less likely to respond to an ambush from...

2014-08-08 23:01:55

The Center for Audiology sees increase in baby boomers seeking hearing aids. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 Recently, The Center for Audiology has noticed a trend among their patients. Baby boomers have been getting their hearing tested more and more, and finding that today’s hearing aids are effective and useful for their everyday lives. America's baby boomers first came on the scene in 1946 and they've been turning the world on its head ever since. Known as the...

2014-08-04 23:09:20

Registration deadline: August 5, 2014. Late registrations accepted through September 5, 2014 Reston, VA (PRWEB) August 04, 2014 The American Board of Audiology® (ABA) is accepting additional applications for its Pediatric Audiology Specialty Certification (PASC®) and Cochlear Implant Specialty Certification (CISC®) examinations to be held October 5 at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Regular registration ends August 5, 2014, and late registration – with an...

2014-07-30 23:06:53

Westchester County Business Journal Names ENT and Allergy Associates, LLP®’s Arthur Schwacke as a Top CFO Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Building ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA) into the premier ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology practice in Westchester County takes the best of everything. Leading physicians, the finest locations, state-of-the-art technology, a superb underlying corporate structure and protocols, and a staff that is second to none. It also takes a...

2014-07-29 23:16:56

Dr. Mark Cheple of St. Paul, Minnesota, demonstrates his commitment to the highest professional standards with his ABA certification. Reston, Virginia (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 The American Board of Audiology (ABA) is pleased to announce that Mark Cheple, AuD, of St. Paul, MN, is now Board Certified in Audiology®. This certification demonstrates a commitment to professional excellence in audiology by Dr. Cheple. The ABA identifies and formally recognizes audiologists whose knowledge base...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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