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dysacousia

[dis-uh-koo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌdɪs əˈku ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
a condition in which noise produces pain in the ear.
Also, dysacousma
[dis-uh-kooz-muh] /ˌdɪs əˈkuz mə/ (Show IPA),
dysacusia
[dis-uh-kyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /ˌdɪs əˈkyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
< Neo-Latin, equivalent to dys- dys- + -acousia < Greek ákous(is) ability to hear (akoú(ein) to hear + -sis -sis) + -ia -ia
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dysacousia in Medicine

dysacousia dys·a·cou·si·a or dys·a·cu·si·a (dĭs'ə-kōō'zē-ə, -zhə, -kyōō'-)
n.
A condition in which ordinary sounds produce discomfort or pain in the ear.

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