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2014-05-29 23:13:47

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now available for telephone-based preliminary hearing screenings.

2014-05-29 23:13:44

Initial functional hearing screenings are now offered by phone from the National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org.

2014-05-29 23:13:42

The brand new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org enables any person to complete a preliminary hearing screening test in less than 10 minutes with their telephone.

2014-05-29 23:12:49

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now offering telephone-based initial hearing screenings.

2014-05-28 23:13:46

The new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org allows anyone to complete a basic hearing screening in under 10 minutes using their telephone.

2014-05-28 23:13:43

The brand new National Hearing Test at nationalhearingtest.org enables anyone to complete a basic hearing screen test in under 10 minutes using their home telephone.

2014-05-28 23:13:35

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now available for telephone-based initial hearing screenings.

2014-05-28 23:13:33

The website nationalhearingtest.org is now offering phone-based initial hearing tests.

2014-05-22 16:26:33

Cochlear encourages the public to get their hearing checked during the month of May CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the month of May,

2014-05-20 23:04:58

Discovery May Point to Way to Restore Hearing Loss Caused by Sound, Age Charlottesville, VA (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The ability to discern pitch – to


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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