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An instrument for measuring hearing activity for pure tones of normally audible frequencies. Also called sonometer.

au′di·o·met′ric (-ō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
au′di·om′e·try n.


(ˌɔ diˈɒm ɪ tri)

the testing of hearing by means of an audiometer.
au`di•o•met′ric (-ˈmɛ trɪk) adj.


a testing of hearing ability by frequencies and various levels of loudness. — audiometrist, audiometrician, n.audiometric, audiometrical, adj.
See also: Hearing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audiometry - the measurement of hearingaudiometry - the measurement of hearing    
otology - the branch of medicine concerned with the ear
2.audiometry - measuring sensitivity of hearingaudiometry - measuring sensitivity of hearing  
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
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They couldnot afford to get audiometry test which grades a person's ability to hear various sound frequencies.
Clearwater Clinical will be using the funds to scale the success of its clinically validated tablet-based audiometer Shoebox Audiometry.
A qualified audiologist carried out pure tone audiometry (PTA) of all the workers in standard settings.
The existence or lack of hearing loss was classified according to the average of the tonal auditory thresholds at 500, 1000, 2000 and 4000 Hz, considering as normal audiometry those tests whose average values are less than or equal to 25 dBNA [10].
Researchers performed a pure-tone audiometry study during the 2006 Stanley Cup and found the average noise exposure levels for each game were above 101 dB and hearing thresholds of two subjects deteriorated by 5 to 10 dB for most frequencies (Hodgetts & Liu, 2006).
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