implantable hearing aid
- a form of hearing aid in which a small electrical vibrator is surgically attached to the auditory ossicle. An external device with a microphone and an electronic processing unit passes information to the implanted device using radio-frequency waves. The external part is located behind the pinna and is powered by batteries. Trade name: Soundbridge (Vibrant Soundbridge).
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