conductive deafness con·duc·tive deafness (kn-dŭk’tĭv)
Hearing loss or impairment caused by a defect in part of the ear that conducts sound, specifically the external canal or middle ear.
- Conductive education
noun 1. an educational system, developed in Hungary by András Petö, in which teachers (conductors) teach children and adults with motor disorders to function independently, by guiding them to attain their own goals in their own way
- Conductive hearing impairment
conductive hearing impairment n. Hearing impairment caused by an interference with the apparatus conducting sound to the inner ear.
- Conductive heat
conductive heat n. Heat transmitted to the body by direct contact, as by an electric pad.
[kon-duhk-tiv-i-tee] /ˌkɒn dʌkˈtɪv ɪ ti/ noun, plural conductivities. 1. Physics. the property or power of heat, electricity, or sound. 2. Also called specific conductance. Electricity. a measure of the ability of a given substance to electric current, equal to the reciprocal of the resistance of the substance. Symbol: σ. /ˌkɒndʌkˈtɪvɪtɪ/ noun (pl) -ties 1. Also […]