audiometry

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Related to play audiometry: Pure tone audiometry, Tympanogram

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.

au•di•om•e•try

(ˌɔ diˈɒm ɪ tri)

n.
the testing of hearing by means of an audiometer.
[1885–90]
au`di•o•met′ric (-ˈmɛ trɪk) adj.

audiometry

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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Their study shows promise in focusing on the shortcomings of existing play audiometry.
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Equipped with the latest devices from the worldwide leader Interacoustics, the center provides the traditional hearing tests in addition to: behavioral observation audiometry examinations; conditioned play audiometry tests; auditory brainstem response (ABR); and auditory steady state response testing (ASSR).