Related Overviews


'dysacusia' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Psychology


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A condition characterized by pain or discomfort from sounds or noises, usually resulting from damage to the cochlea. Also spelt dysacousia. Also called dysacusis, dysacusmia, or dysacousis. dysacusic adj. [From Greek dys- bad or abnormal + akousis hearing, from akouein to hear + -ia indicating a condition or quality]

Subjects: Psychology.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.