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2013-11-13 23:01:00

Audiology & Hearing Aid Clinic made the quick-reference to hearing aid types to assist residents of Paris better comprehend the options available to them. Paris, TN (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Investigating hearing aids can be difficult for the novice buyer because there are numerous distinct types and numerous different abbreviations employed to refer to them. To help the public make sense of the numerous styles and the definitions of all the abbreviations, Audiology & Hearing Aid...

2013-11-12 23:20:08

ENTA proudly announced that it has hired Eric M. Saidel, JD, to serve as its new Director of Human Resources. Tarrytown, NY (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 With approximately 900 employees, including physicians, clinicians and staff in its ranks, ENT and Allergy Associates (ENTA) is not only the largest Ear, Nose, Throat, Allergy, and Audiology Practice in the nation, it is also one that requires excellence in every aspect of its management corps in order to continue to both innovate and blend...

2013-11-07 23:35:41

Company announces product introduction plans and Hearing For All™ initiative at the China Medtech Partnering (CMP-2013) Conference in Suzhou, China. San Leandro, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 iHear Medical announced today its plans to introduce the world’s first web-enabled hearing aid system, targeting tech-savvy consumers seeking alternatives to over-priced conventional hearing aids. The announcement was made today at the China Medtech Partnering (CMP-2013) Conference being held in...

2013-10-31 23:33:23

The new website from Audiology Affiliates in Brooklyn NY will better educated patients about hearing loss, hearing aids and tinnitus. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 It can be hard to find quality information about hearing loss and hearing aids in Brooklyn NY. Brooklyn residents, especially those over 65, are often bombarded with advertisements and promotions which leaves them unsure who to trust. Audiology Affiliates felt there was a need to offer better, unbiased information to...

2013-10-31 23:03:15

New Audibel A2 Classic offers increased hearing aid comfort. Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Audibel Hearing Center introduces its new hearing aid, the Audibel A2 Classic. The sleek and sturdy new model is promulgated to give patients the advanced technology and control needed to increase comfort and functionality. The Audibel A2 Classic is beneficial for a variety of different hearing losses. It can be fit up to 70dB and is available in six standard colors. It is also available...

2013-10-30 10:11:17

Poor neural processing of sound linked to lower maternal education Groundbreaking research nearly two decades ago linking a mother's educational background to her children's literacy and cognitive abilities stands out among decades of social science studies demonstrating the adverse effects of poverty. Now new research conducted at Northwestern University has taken that finding in a neuroscientific direction: linking poor processing of auditory information in the adolescent brain to a...

2013-10-25 23:20:23

Citizens of Fresno should learn about the main hearing aid types available and then make an appointment with a Hearing Aid Dispenser to be fit with the ideal hearing aid for their needs. Fresno, CA (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 The many different types of hearing aids and the numerous different acronyms used to describe them make it difficult for novice shoppers to conduct research. To help buyers make sense of the many styles and the definitions of all the abbreviations, Hear for Life Hearing...


Latest Auditory system Reference Libraries

Ear
2013-04-30 13:31:11

The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

Incus Bone
2012-06-29 12:09:21

The incus (anvil) bone is an anvil-shaped small bone in the middle ear. It connects the malleus to the stapes. This bone was first described by Alessandro Achillini of Bologna. This bone also transmits sound vibrations from the malleus to the stapes. The incus bone is only found in mammals. The bone, which is derived from a reptilian upper jaw bone (the quadrate bone), embryologically derives from the first pharyngeal arch along with the rest of the bones of mastication, such as the...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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