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An instrument that measures movement of the tympanic membrane at various levels of air pressure, used to assess function of the middle ear.

tym′pa·nom′e·try n.
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Tympanometry and acoustic reflex tests were performed on all subjects using Interacoustics AT 235h tympanometer (Inter-acoustics, Middelfart, Denmark).
Impedance audiometry was measured using an IA-AZ-7 model tympanometer (Middelfart, Denmark) calibrated to International Organization for Standardization standards.
PTA, DPOAE testing, and tympanometry were performed by the same audiologist using the same audiometer and tympanometer for all patients.
I asked our nurses to compare the handheld tympanometer to the SGAR.
Created using AFHCAN's tConsult Cart store-and-forward interface, cases may contain textual information and data from biomedical peripherals, including a wand-like dental camera, video camera, otoscope (for ear, nose, and throat issues), tympanometer (ear issues), vital signs monitor, spirometer (measures lung function), electrocardiogram, stethoscope, and scanner.
Tympanometry was also accomplished for all participants (device: Tympanometer, Interacoustic, AZ26, Denmark).
This is certainly true of the tympanometer, which is used to measure mobility and impedance of the tympanic membrane and ossicles, provide an objective measurement of the middle ear, augment visual and pneumatic otoscopy, and confirm and document otitis media with effusion (OME) and acute otitis media (AOM).
The probe is connected to a machine called a tympanometer. The child hears a low noise for a short tune while the machine records how the eardrum reacts.
Many doctors' offices are sporting this new piece of equipment -- a Tympanometer, which measures the movement of the ear drum (tympanic membrane).
Tympanometry was performed with a hand-held tympanometer (Tucker-Davis Technologies; Alachua, Fla.).
Tympanometry was performed using a Micro Audiometrics Earscan Acoustic Impedance Tympanometer [Murphy, North Carolina]." Between 1999 and 2004, "all Audiometry Component sections were performed by a trained examiner on examinees" aged 20 to 69 years "in a dedicated, sound-isolating room in the mobile examination center (MEC)." In 2005 and 2006, the same procedures were conducted on participants aged 70 or older and not on individuals aged 20 to 69.