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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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audiometer

(ˌɔːdɪˈɒmɪtə)
n
1. (Physiology) an instrument for testing the intensity and frequency range of sound that is capable of detection by the human ear
2. (Tools) an instrument for testing the intensity and frequency range of sound that is capable of detection by the human ear
audiometric adj
ˌaudioˈmetrically adv
ˌaudiˈometrist n
ˌaudiˈometry n
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au•di•om•e•ter

(ˌɔ diˈɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for gauging and recording acuity of hearing.
[1875–80]
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audiometer

an instrument for testing hearing. Also called sonometer.audiometry, n.audiometric, adj.
See also: Hearing
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audiometer - an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearingaudiometer - an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
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Translations

audiometer

[ˌɔːdɪˈɒmɪtəʳ] Naudiómetro m
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audiometer

nAudiometer nt, → Gehörmesser m
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audiometer

n audiómetro
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With use of intratympanic gentamicin as a treatment protocol, only 12.5% of the patients treated with gentamicin showed a further hearing loss audiometrically whereas the control group showed no hearing loss (Table 4).
(17) These criteria were two or more definitive spontaneous episodes of vertigo [greater than or equal to] 20 m inutes in duration; audiometrically documented hearing loss on at least one occasion; tinnitus or aural fullness in the treated ear; and exclusion of other causes such as otosyphilis or acoustic neuroma.
On the other hand, the presence of a large purely cisternal vestibular schwannoma may be audiometrically asymptomatic for extended periods of time.