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Understanding hair cells the key to understanding hearing loss : proceedings from the Fifth Annual Research Symposium given at the 13th International SHHH Convention, Boston, Massachusetts, June 15, 1998

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Published by Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc. in Bethesda, MD .
Written in English


  • Hearing disorders -- Congresses.,
  • Hair cells -- Congresses.,
  • Cochlear implants -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement editor Barbara Harris.
ContributionsHarris, Barbara., Self Help for Hard of Hearing People, Inc., International SHHH Convention (13th : 1998 : Boston, Mass.)
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Pagination24 p. :
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL22367796M

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