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presbycusia

[prez-bi-kyoo-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, pres-] /ˌprɛz bɪˈkyu ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, ˌprɛs-/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
impaired hearing due to old age.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin < Greek presby- (combining form of présbys old, old man) + (á)kous(is) hearing (akoú(ein) to hear + -sis -sis) + -ia -ia
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