Societys' Proceedings

1922 Journal of Laryngology and Otology  
a deaf-mute, he found, on cold syringing, a well-marked vestibular reaction on both sides in thirty seconds. Dr Hurst had shown a case from which he was inclined to think that if there was vestibular reaction the deafness was likely to be a neurosis, but Dr Fraser's case showed that the cochlear canal may be malformed and the vestibular mechanism intact. With regard to the site of malformation, Mr Jenkins had told him (the speaker) that structures which were formed late in the evolutionary era
more » ... e evolutionary era were more liable to malformation than were those formed at an earlier epoch, and the case of Dr Fraser bore that out.
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