Aid, vibrotactile


Aid, vibrotactile
A mechanical instrument that helps individuals who are hard of hearing to detect and interpret sound through their sense of touch. It is called a vibrotactile aid because it serves as an aid by permitting a person to feel the vibrations, in this case, of sounds.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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