- CD - conductive deafness
- transmission deafness
- Involves lesions of the external and middle ear resulting in malconduction of airborne sound.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- Hearing loss due to interference with the mechanical reception or amplification of sound to the cochlea. The interference is in the outer or middle ear involving the ear canal; tympanic membrane; or ear ossicles (otosclerosis).
Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.