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An instrument that converts sound waves into an electric current, usually fed into an amplifier, a recorder, or a broadcast transmitter.

mi′cro·phon′ic (-fŏn′ĭk) adj.
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1. (Electronics) of or relating to microphones
2. (Electronics) (of valves or other electronic components) unusually sensitive to incident sound or mechanical shock
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In experiments in cats [6, 7], the cochlear microphonic potentials of the ear in response to bone vibrator stimulation that elicited responses with criterion magnitudes on the order of several microvolt were assessed.
Data related to the adaptation of the hearing aid in the medical records revealed that these subjects were adapted with retroauricular hearing aids, of several brands, with digital technology, with noise reduction and microphonic noise cancellation, compulsorily triggered, and possibly with more specific resources that varied according to each hearing aid model, according to the availability of the Official Note in the year in which they were adapted.
The voltage produced is proportional to the temperature gradient between junctions and, unlike pyroelectric detectors, thermopiles are very low-noise devices, generating no 1/f or microphonic noise.
Defined by the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS), the TSG type-acceptance program requires all telephones used in sensitive discussion areas to be physically incapable of producing any microphonic audio or intelligible video on any wires leaving the instrument while it is in an on-hook state.
The declaration by Danjuma was coming on the heels of similar but less microphonic sound bites from the governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom; his Taraba State counterpart, Darius Ishaku, as well as some citizens in Plateau and Zamfara states, who claimed that despite the presence of the military, the killers have continued to operate.
Auditory neuropathy with preserved cochlear microphonic and secondary loss of otoacoustic emissions.
Analysis of the OAE phase [9, 15] and cochlear microphonic signal that were measured at the round window [16] was used as indirect evidence of backward propagation.
Study of cochlear microphonic potentials in auditory neuropathy.
Next, hearing will be examined in the mutated fish using microphonic potential recordings that determine the value of Hbp 7 to sound perception.
The auditory brainstem response (ABR) test was performed preoperatively and the tests did not reveal wave V and cochlear microphonic even in the bilateral maximal stimulation.
(4) The possibility of discriminating noise from electromagnetic disturbances and microphonic effect.