psychoacoustics

[sahy-koh-uh-koo-stiks or, esp. British, -uh-kou-]

Origin of psychoacoustics

First recorded in 1945–50; psycho- + acoustics
Related formspsy·cho·a·cous·tic, psy·cho·a·cous·ti·cal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for psychoacoustics

psychoacoustics

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) psychol the study of the relationship between sounds and their physiological and psychological effects
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psychoacoustics in Medicine

psychoacoustics

[sī′kō-ə-kōōstĭks]
n.
  1. The scientific study of the perception of sound.
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