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Bone Conduction

"Bone Conduction" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Transmission of sound waves through vibration of bones in the SKULL to the inner ear (COCHLEA). By using bone conduction stimulation and by bypassing any OUTER EAR or MIDDLE EAR abnormalities, hearing thresholds of the cochlea can be determined. Bone conduction hearing differs from normal hearing which is based on air conduction stimulation via the EAR CANAL and the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Bone Conduction" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Bone Conduction" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 46 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2012
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