- sensorineural tinnitus
- A term used to denote a type of * tinnitus (i.e. 'ringing in the ears') which is attributable either to the ear's sensorineural parts or to the acoustic nerve. Sensorineural tinnitus can be divided into four subcategories, comprising *motor tinnitus, * transduction tinnitus, * transformation tinnitus, and * objective tinnitus. The term sensorineu-ral tinnitus is used in opposition to the terms * conductive tinnitus and * central tinnitus.ReferencesHenry, J.A., Dennis, K.C., Schechter, M.A. (2005). General review of tinnitus. Prevalence, mechanisms, effects, and management. Journal ofSpeech, Language, and Hearing Research, 48, 1204-1235.
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