audiometry

[ aw-dee-om-i-tree ]
/ ˌɔ diˈɒm ɪ tri /

noun Medicine/Medical.

the testing of hearing by means of an audiometer.

Nearby words

  1. audiogenic epilepsy,
  2. audiogram,
  3. audiological,
  4. audiology,
  5. audiometer,
  6. audion,
  7. audiophile,
  8. audiotape,
  9. audiotypist,
  10. audiovisual

Origin of audiometry

First recorded in 1885–90; audio- + -metry

Related formsau·di·o·met·ric [aw-dee-uh-me-trik] /ˌɔ di əˈmɛ trɪk/, adjectiveau·di·o·met·ri·cal·ly, adverb

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