Definition of Auditory sense
1. Noun. The ability to hear; the auditory faculty. "His hearing was impaired"
Examples of category: Auditory System
Generic synonyms: Modality, Sense Modality, Sensory System, Exteroception
Specialized synonyms: Ear, Absolute Pitch, Perfect Pitch
Derivative terms: Hear
Lexicographical Neighbors of Auditory Sense
Literary usage of Auditory sense
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Outlines of Psychology by Wilhelm Max Wundt, Charles Hubbard Judd (1897)
"The attribute of the auditory sense which most of all adapts it to the more accurate apprehension of the temporal relations in external processes, ..."
2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1897)
"Irritative lesions of the auditory sense area can give rise to noises and to other sound-images. Destruction of the sense centre concerned with the ..."
3. The Nervous System and Its Constituent Neurones: Designed for the Use of by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1901)
"Thus " perceptive word- deafness " has been shown to depend, in right-handed individuals, upon disease of the left auditory sense area. ..."
4. Handbook of the Diseases of the Nervous System by James Ross (1885)
"DISORDERS OF THE auditory sense. a. Hallucinations.—Ferrier places the auditory cortical centre in the first and second convolutions of the ..."
5. Aristotle and the Earlier Peripatetics by Eduard Zeller (1897)
"... that he connected the lively impression pi'oduced by music with the peculiar susceptibility of the auditory sense ;2 and that he held that even physical ..."
6. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"In. Lesions of (he auditory sense Area and of Its Corticopetal Projection Path Lesions of the auditory sense area on one side, only, give rise to temporary ..."