Acosta’s disease A·cos·ta’s disease (ə-kŏs’təz)
See altitude sickness.
a nonverbal auditory hallucination, as a ringing or hissing.
noun (pl) -chis, -chies any of several South American rodents of the genus Myoprocta, closely related to the agoutis but much smaller, with a white-tipped tail: family Dasyproctidae Historical Examples The balsam from the trunk is highly odoriferous, and used in perfumery, and is known as balsam of acouchi; it is used in medicine. Catalogue […]
acousmatamnesia acousmatamnesia a·cous·ma·tam·ne·sia (ə-kōōs’mə-tām-nē’zhə, -kōōz’-) n. Loss of memory for sounds.
pertaining to the sense or organs of hearing, to sound, or to the science of sound. (of a building material) designed for controlling sound. Music. of, relating to, or being a musical instrument whose sound is not electrically enhanced or modified. arranged for or made up of such instruments: an acoustic solo; an acoustic group. […]