cochlear implant definition

  • noun:
    • An electronic apparatus that enables people with serious hearing loss to recognize some noises, especially speech sounds, hence is made up chiefly of a microphone and receiver, a processor that converts speech into digital signals, and an array of electrodes that send the indicators to your auditory neurological in internal ear.
    • A surgically implanted computer that can help supply a feeling of noise to someone who is profoundly deaf or seriously hard of hearing.

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