a inherited disorder, genetically passed down as an autosomal recessive trait, inflicting sensorineural hearing loss, loss of vision because of retinitis pigmentosa, and, in some instances, deterioration of equilibrium.

USHER SYNDROME: "Usher syndrome was aptly named for its founder, a British ophthalmologist by the name of Charles Howard Usher."
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