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Dear Dr Ray

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medical_ultrasonography
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sonographer

Can Sonography tests detect Full or Partial Deafness in Fetus ?.

If Not, Is it possible in future to design and develop Modern Sophisticated State of the Art ultrasonography Machines which can detect Full or Partial Deafness in a Fetus ?.

Awaiting your reply,

Thanks & Regards,
Prashant S Akerkar

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You need to read the following abstract for an indepth answer to your question.
"The development of fetal hearing","Peter G Hepper","BS Shahidullah",Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review,Volume 6,Issue 03,1994,pp 167-179,DOI 10.1017/S0965539500001108

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Ray

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Ray Wigley PhD

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I can answer questions on genetics referring to all companion animals.

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I have written and presented lectures on genetics in the UK Europe and USA around cats dogs and ferrets. I have also presided over examinations presented to trainee judges and students of veterinary science.

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I have a PhD in Microbiology and was awarded a Fellowship at Liverpool.

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