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Presbycusis MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Presbycusis
Tree Number(s)
C09.218.458.341.887.772
C10.597.751.418.341.887.772
C23.888.592.763.393.341.887.772
Unique ID
D011304
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011304
Scope Note
Gradual bilateral hearing loss associated with aging that is due to progressive degeneration of cochlear structures and central auditory pathways. Hearing loss usually begins with the high frequencies then progresses to sounds of middle and low frequencies.
Previous Indexing
Deafness (1966-1971)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under HEARING LOSS, SENSORINEURAL 1979-90; was see under DEAFNESS 1975-78
History Note
91(72); was see under HEARING LOSS, SENSORINEURAL 1979-90; was see under DEAFNESS 1975-78
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2004/07/07
Presbycusis Preferred
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