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audiology

[aw-dee-ol-uh-jee]
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noun
  1. the study of hearing disorders, including evaluation of hearing function and rehabilitation of patients with hearing impairments.
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Origin of audiology

First recorded in 1945–50; audio- + -logy
Related formsau·di·o·log·i·cal [aw-dee-uh-loj-i-kuh l] /ˌɔ di əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, au·di·o·log·ic, adjectiveau·di·ol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for audiologist

audiology

noun
  1. the scientific study of hearing, often including the treatment of persons with hearing defects
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Derived Formsaudiological (ˌɔːdɪəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveaudiologically, adverbaudiologist, noun
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Word Origin and History for audiologist

audiology

n.

science of hearing and treatment of deafness, 1946, from audio- + -ology. Related: Audiologist.

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audiologist in Medicine

audiology

(ô′dē-ŏlə-jē)
n.
  1. The study of hearing disorders and the rehabilitation of people with hearing impairments.
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Related formsau′di•olo•gist n.
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audiologist in Science

audiology

[ô′dē-ŏlə-jē]
  1. The scientific study of hearing, especially the diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders.
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