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Descriptor English:   Presbycusis 
Descriptor Spanish:   Presbiacusia 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Presbiacusia 
Synonyms English:   Presbycuses  
Tree Number:   C09.218.458.341.887.772
Definition English:   Gradual bilateral hearing loss associated with aging that is due to progressive degeneration of cochlear structures and central auditory pathways. Hearing loss usually begins with the high frequencies then progresses to sounds of middle and low frequencies. 
History Note English:   91(72); was see under HEARING LOSS, SENSORINEURAL 1979-90; was see under DEAFNESS 1975-78 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   11739 
Unique Identifier:   D011304 

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