Definition of Audiometry

1. Noun. The measurement of hearing.

Exact synonyms: Audiology
Generic synonyms: Otology
Derivative terms: Audiometric



2. Noun. Measuring sensitivity of hearing.
Generic synonyms: Measure, Measurement, Measuring, Mensuration
Derivative terms: Audiometric

Definition of Audiometry

1. Noun. (medicine) The quantitative assessment of a person's hearing ability, especially by means of an audiometer. ¹

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Definition of Audiometry

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Medical Definition of Audiometry

1. The measurement of hearing. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Audiometry

audiogenic
audiogenic seizure
audiogram
audiograms
audiologic
audiological
audiologies
audiologist
audiologists
audiology
audiometer
audiometers
audiometric
audiometries
audiometrist
audiometry (current term)
audion tube
audiophile
audiophiles
audiophilia
audios
audiotape
audiotaped
audiotapes
audiotaping
audiotrack
audiotracks
audiovestibular
audiovisual
audiovisual aid

Literary usage of Audiometry

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1. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"This causes a conductive hearing loss that is often detectable by audiometry. Although precise data on sensitivity are lacking, it is known that audiometry ..."

2. Otitis Media with Effusion in Young Children: Clinical Practice Guideline by Sylvan E. Stool (1998)
"... tone threshold audiometry measuring both air and bone conduction, (2) speech reception threshold audiometry, (3) speech awareness threshold audiometry, ..."

3. Practical Hearing Aid Selection and Fitting by Henry Tobin (1998)
"The first visit includes pure-tone, speech and immittance audiometry, loudness judgments for pulsed tones, assessment of individuals' motivation toward ..."

4. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Reported sensitivities and specificities have been 70-100% using pure-tone audiometry as the reference standard, but there are inadequate data on ..."

5. Clinician's Handbook of Preventive Services: Put Prevention Into Practice by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"American Academy of Pediatrics—Pure-tone audiometry should be performed at 4, ... American Speech-Language-Hearing Association—Annual pure-tone audiometry ..."

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