n. abnormal keenness of hearing.

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  • Hyperacusis — (Hyperakŏe, v. gr.), zu seines, leicht schmerzhaftes Gehör …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hyperacusis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 29099 ICD10 = ICD10|H|93|2|h|90 ICD9 = ICD9|388.42 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D012001 Hyperacusis is a health condition characterized by an over… …   Wikipedia

  • hyperacusis —    Also known as hyperacusis dolorosa, auditory hyperaesthesia, dysacusis, dysauris, loudness discomfort, loudness intolerance, over recruitment, pseudo recruitment, and phonophobia. The term hyperacusis comes from the Greek words huper (to… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Hyperacusis — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H93.2 Sonstige abnorme Hörempfindungen, inkl. Hyperakusis …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hyperacusis dolorosa —    see hyperacusis …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • hyperacusis — noun A heightened sensitivity to some sounds …   Wiktionary

  • hyperacusis — hy·per·acu·sis .hī pə rə k(y)ü səs n abnormally acute hearing * * * n. abnormally acute hearing or painful sensitivity to sounds. * * * hy·per·acu·sis (hi″pər ə kooґsis) [hyper + acou + sis] exceptionally acute hearing, the… …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperacusis — n. abnormally acute hearing or painful sensitivity to sounds …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hyperacusis — /haɪpərəˈkjusəs/ (say huypuhruh kyoohsuhs) noun excessive acuteness of the sense of hearing. {New Latin, from Greek hyper hyper + akousis hearing} …  

  • hyperacusis — noun abnormal acuteness of hearing due to increased irritability of the sensory neural mechanism; characterized by intolerance for ordinary sound levels • Syn: ↑hyperacusia, ↑auditory hyperesthesia • Hypernyms: ↑hearing impairment, ↑hearing… …   Useful english dictionary

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