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Descriptor in English: Bone Conduction
Descriptor in Spanish: Conducción Ósea
Descriptor in Portuguese: Condução Óssea
Descriptor in French: Conduction osseuse
Entry term(s): Bone Conduction Hearing
Conduction Hearing, Bone
Conduction, Bone
Hearing, Bone Conduction
Tree number(s): F02.830.816.263.500
G11.561.790.263.398
Scope note: Transmission of sound waves through vibration of bones in the SKULL to the inner ear (COCHLEA). By using bone conduction stimulation and by bypassing any OUTER EAR or MIDDLE EAR abnormalities, hearing thresholds of the cochlea can be determined. Bone conduction hearing differs from normal hearing which is based on air conduction stimulation via the EAR CANAL and the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE.
Annotation: do not confuse with OSTEOCONDUCTION
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 67(64)
DeCS UI: 1869
Descriptor UI: D001844
Date Established: 1967/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/02
Bone Conduction - Preferred
Concept UI M0002771
Scope note Transmission of sound waves through vibration of bones in the SKULL to the inner ear (COCHLEA). By using bone conduction stimulation and by bypassing any OUTER EAR or MIDDLE EAR abnormalities, hearing thresholds of the cochlea can be determined. Bone conduction hearing differs from normal hearing which is based on air conduction stimulation via the EAR CANAL and the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE.
Preferred term Bone Conduction
Entry term(s) Bone Conduction Hearing
Conduction Hearing, Bone
Conduction, Bone
Hearing, Bone Conduction



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