noun, plural au·di·to·ries. Archaic.
- auditor general,
- auditory aphasia,
- auditory area,
- auditory brainstem response audiometry,
- auditory canal,
- auditory cartilage
Origin of auditory
Examples from the Web for auditory
The lawyer claims that Hernandez has suffered from visual as well as auditory hallucinations.
I have not been able to prove that the commissure is continued forwards into the auditory nerve.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
The organs of distance-receptors are the olfactory, the visual and the auditory.
Readers who respond more readily to auditory than to visual or motor stimulus are therefore Poe's chosen audience.The American Spirit in Literature,|Bliss Perry
This centre in my opinion is, unquestionably, the seat of the auditory function.The Dawn of Reason|James Weir
The auditory organs found in the Acraspedote Medus approach in many respects to the type of organ found in the Trachymedus.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
adjective Also: auditive (ˈɔːdɪtɪv)
Word Origin for auditory
1570s, from Latin auditorius "pertaining to hearing," from auditor "hearer" (see auditor).