pseudophone

[ soo-duh-fohn ]
/ ˈsu dəˌfoʊn /

noun

an instrument for producing illusory auditory localization by changing the relationship between the receptor and the actual direction of the sound.

Nearby words

  1. pseudoparaplegia,
  2. pseudoparenchyma,
  3. pseudoparesis,
  4. pseudopelade,
  5. pseudoperipteral,
  6. pseudoplatelet,
  7. pseudopod,
  8. pseudopodium,
  9. pseudopolyp,
  10. pseudopregnancy

Origin of pseudophone

First recorded in 1875–80; pseudo- + -phone

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