Definitions for "Conductive hearing loss"
Keywords:  otitis, cochlea, eardrum, ear, outer
An interference with the movement of the sound wave as it passes through the external and middle ear on its way to the inner ear. A conductive hearing loss usually can be corrected and/or improved via medical treatment.
Conductive Hearing Loss-associated with the formation of fluid in the middle ear. Sound is heard through this fluid making the ears feel "blocked". This type of hearing loss is USUALLY not permanent and is reversed when fluid is drained/tubes are put into place.
The loss of sound sensitivity produced by abnormalities of the outer and /or middle ear.