Vibrotactile aid

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Medical Definition of Vibrotactile aid

Vibrotactile aid: A mechanical instrument attached to the head, near the ear(s), that helps individuals who are deaf to detect and interpret sounds through their sense of touch. It is called a vibrotactile aid because it serves as an aid by permitting a person to feel the vibrations, in this case, of sounds.


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Reviewed on 6/9/2016

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