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Bone conduction

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Bone conduction is the conduction of sound to the inner ear through the bones of the skull. Some hearing aids employ bone conduction.

See also: hearing test


Described as equivalent to hearing directly using your ears, a headset is ergonomically positioned on the temple and cheek and the electromechanical transducer, which converts electric signals into mechanical vibrations, sends sound to the internal ear through the cranial bones.


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