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bone conduction

noun, Medicine/Medical.
the transmission of sound vibrations to the internal ear through the cranial bones (opposed to air conduction). Unabridged
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bone-conduction in Medicine

bone conduction n.
The process by which sound waves are transmitted to the inner ear by the cranial bones without traveling through the air in the ear canal.

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