air-bone gap

n.

The difference between the threshold for hearing acuity by bone conduction and by air conduction.

Nearby words

  1. air walk,
  2. air war,
  3. air waybill,
  4. air well,
  5. air wood,
  6. air-bound,
  7. air-breathe,
  8. air-breather,
  9. air-con,
  10. air-condition


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