a device consisting of microelectrodes that deliver electrical stimuli directly to the auditory nerve when surgically implanted into the cochlea, enabling a person with sensorineural deafness to hear.
I make myself hear, after being deaf for 25 years, with these artificial ear Drums.
Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930 Various
a device that stimulates the acoustic nerve in the inner ear in order to produce some form of hearing in people who are deaf from inner ear disease
A surgically implanted electronic device that allows people with severe hearing loss to recognize some sounds. It consists chiefly of a microphone and receiver, a processor that converts speech into electronic signals, and an array of electrodes that transmit the signals to the auditory nerve in the inner ear.
- Artificial eye
a manufactured eye of glass, plastic, or other material, usually hemispherical or cup-shaped, worn cosmetically over a blind eye or in the socket of a lost eye and sometimes attached to muscles to provide movement. Historical Examples This may be done with such nicety that the stitch cannot be observed; and thus you have the […]
- Artificial feel
noun a system, used in aircraft that have fully powered control surfaces, providing the pilot with simulated aerodynamic forces on the controls
- Artificial flavoring
noun any substance created artificially to flavor food products Examples Artificial flavoring is a specific and often complex mixture of singular naturally occurring flavor compounds combined to either imitate or enhance a natural flavor.
- Artificial gene
a duplicate gene synthesized in the laboratory by combining nucleotides in a sequence characteristic of the copied gene.