American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

ASHA Thesaurus


The ASHA Thesaurus is a controlled vocabulary used to organize information in the fields of audiology and speech-language pathology.

Terms marked "(node label only)" are for classification only and should not be used for indexing. Non-preferred terms are in italics.



Head and neck
Anatomy and etiology
Head and neck
Ear
.. Inner ear
... Acoustic trauma
... Cochlea
.... Cochlear disorders
... Inner ear disorders
.... Autoimmune inner ear disease
.... Balance disorders (Etiology)
.... Hyperacusis
.... Labyrinthitis
.... Meniere's disease
.... Ototoxicity
.... Perilymphatic fistula
.... Presbycusis
.... Recruitment (loudness)
.... Superior canal dehiscence
.... Tinnitus
.... Vestibulotoxicity
... Normal inner ear function
... Semicircular canals
... Vestibular system
.. Middle ear
... Eardrum
.... Eardrum disorders
..... Myringitis
..... Perforated eardrum
... Eustachian tube
.... Disorders of the Eustachian tube
..... Negative middle ear pressure
..... Patent Eustachian tube
..... Patulous Eustachian tube
.... Normal Eustachian tube function
... Mastoid
.... Mastoiditis
... Middle ear disorders
.... Cholesteatoma
.... Otitis media
.... Otosclerosis
... Normal middle ear function
... Ossicles
.... Ossicular disruption
.. Outer ear
... Outer ear disorders
.... Atresia
.... Cerumen
.... Microtia
.... Otitis externa
Eyes
.. Eye disorders
... Blindness
... Visual field disorders
... Visual neglect
Face
.. Facial disorders
... Bell's palsy
... Craniofacial malformation
... Facial paralysis
Head and neck disorders
.. Head and neck cancer
Jaw
.. Temporo-mandibular joint
Larynx
.. Laryngeal disorders
... Laryngeal cancer
... Laryngectomy
.. Normal laryngeal functions
.. Vocal fold
... Contact ulcers
... Vocal fold disorders
... Vocal fold edema
... Vocal fold erythema
... Vocal fold papilloma
... Vocal fold paralysis
... Vocal fold polyps
... Vocal nodules
Nose
Oral cavity
.. Adenoids
... Adenoidectomy
.. Alveolar ridge
.. Gums
.. Lips
... Cleft lip
.. Oral cancer
.. Palate
... Palatal disorders
.... Cleft palate
.. Saliva
... Salivary disorders
.... Drooling
.... Xerostomia
.. Teeth
... Tooth disorders
.... Malocclusion
.... Tooth loss
.. Tongue
... Frenulum
.... Frenectomy
... Tongue disorders
.... Ankyloglossia
.... Macroglossia
.. Tonsils
... Tonsillectomy
.. Uvula
.. Velopharynx
... Velopharyngeal incompetence
Pharynx
.. Epiglottis
.. Hyoid
.. Normal pharyngeal functions
.. Pharyngeal disorders
... Pharyngeal cancer
.. Pharyngeal muscles
.. Pharyngeal wall
.. Pharyngoesophageal segment
.. Pyriform sinuses
.. Valleculae
Sinuses
.. Sinusitis


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