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  Deaf



Deaf

   Persons with any degree of loss of hearing that has an impact on their activities of daily living or that requires special assistance or intervention.

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Hearing
The sensation of sound.

Intervention
In healthcare, any attempt (particularly one that is professional), or mode of attempting, to modify a medical situation.



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Deafferentation Pain
A complex regional pain syndrome characterized by burning pain and marked sensitivity to touch (HYPERESTHESIA) in the distribution of an injured peripheral nerve. Autonomic dysfunction in the form of sudomotor (i.e., sympathetic innervation to sweat glands), vasomotor, and trophic skin changes may also occur. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1359)

Deaf-Mutism
A general term for the complete or partial loss of the ability to hear from one or both ears. Deafness may result from EAR DISEASES; VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; or BRAIN DISEASES.

Deaf Mutism
A general term for the complete or partial loss of the ability to hear from one or both ears. Deafness may result from EAR DISEASES; VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; or BRAIN DISEASES.

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DEAE-Dextran
Used as a support for ion-exchange chromatography.

DEAE-Cellulose Chromatography
A type of ion exchange chromatography using diethylaminoethyl cellulose (DEAE-CELLULOSE) as a positively charged resin. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

DEAE-Cellulose
Cellulose derivative used in chromatography, as ion-exchange material, and for various industrial applications.

DEAE Sephadex
Used as a support for ion-exchange chromatography.

Deafnesses, Acquired
A general term for the complete or partial loss of the ability to hear from one or both ears. Deafness may result from EAR DISEASES; VESTIBULOCOCHLEAR NERVE DISEASES; or BRAIN DISEASES.

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