conductive deafnessmedical dictionary
conductive hearing lossmedical dictionary

<otolaryngology> A form of deafness that results from a blockage of the ear canal or dysfunction of the ossicles or eardrum (sound collecting apparatus).

In conductive hearing loss the auditory nerve is normal, but there exists a physical problem with the sound collecting apparatus.

(05 Jan 1998)

conductive heatmedical dictionary

Heat transmitted by direct contact, as by an electric pad or hot water bottle.

(05 Mar 2000)