audiology


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au·di·ol·o·gy

 (ô′dē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of hearing, especially hearing defects and their treatment.

au′di·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
au′di·ol′o·gist n.

audiology

(ˌɔːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Physiology) the scientific study of hearing, often including the treatment of persons with hearing defects
2. (Medicine) the scientific study of hearing, often including the treatment of persons with hearing defects
audiological adj
ˌaudioˈlogically adv
ˌaudiˈologist n

au•di•ol•o•gy

(ˌɔ diˈɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of hearing disorders, including evaluation of hearing function and rehabilitation of patients with hearing impairments.
[1945–50]
au`di•o•log′i•cal (-əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) au`di•o•log′ic, adj.
au`di•ol′o•gist, n.

audiology

1. the branch of medical science that studies hearing, especially impaired hearing.
2. the treatment of persons with impaired hearing. — audiologist, n.
See also: Hearing
1. the branch of medical science that studies hearing, especially impaired hearing.
2. the treatment of persons with impaired hearing. — audiologist, n.
See also: Medical Specialties
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audiology - the measurement of hearingaudiology - the measurement of hearing    
otology - the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
Translations
audiologi
Audiologie
audiologija
audiologi
청능학
audiologie
audiologi
audiologia
audiologi
thính học

audiology

n audiología, estudio de los trastornos de la audición
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