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coch'lear im'plant




a device consisting of microelectrodes that deliver electrical stimuli directly to the auditory nerve when surgically implanted into the cochlea, enabling a person with sensorineural deafness to hear. Also called artificial ear.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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