|Habituation||In audiology, becoming used to a sound / noise so much so that it is ignored.
Link 1: Wikepedia – Habituation
|Haplology||The omission of syllables in words due to an excessive speaking rate.
Link 1: Wikepedia – Haplology
|Haptic Perception||See Perception|
|Hard Palate||Is the hard roof of the mouth. The arch in-between the teeth. In speech, the hard palate is essential for the development of several speech sounds including /ɟ/, /ʃ/, /3/, /j/.
Link 1: Wikepedia – Hard Palate
|Hearing Aid||An amplification device worn in or around the ear. There are many varieties of hearing aids, but each type consists of four parts:
http://heathstreethealth.nhs.uk/ An audiologist provides suggestions and prescriptions for aids that best suit the individual’s needs, considering type and degree of hearing loss and age of patient.
Lakhdaria See also Hearing Loss, Residual Hearing, Amplification Devices.
|Hearing Loss||See also Deafness, American Sign Language, Total Communication, Auditory-Verbal Therapy.|
|High Frequency Deafness||See Deafness|
|Hypoglossal Nerve||See Cranial Nerves|
|Hyperkeratosis||Is a benign build up of tissue (precancerous lesions) that cause hoarseness. These lesions appear as irregular thickening of the vocal folds. They have a distinctive leaf-like appearance and typically show some discoloration. Lesions that go beyond the outermost layers are at a high risk of developing into cancer. People who get these lesions are instructed to avoid smoking, chemical inhalants (pollution) and alcohol.|
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