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au·di·om·e·ter

 (ô′dē-ŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
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.
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Adj.1.audiometric - of or relating to audiometryaudiometric - of or relating to audiometry  
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audiometric

adj audiométrico
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