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audiology

 [aw″de-ol´o-je]
the science concerned with the sense of hearing, especially in the evaluation and measurement of hearing loss and the rehabilitation of those with impaired hearing. See also audiologist.

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ō-jē),
1. The study of hearing disorders through the identification and measurement of hearing impairment.
2. The rehabilitation of persons with hearing impairments.

audiology

/au·di·ol·o·gy/ (aw″de-ol´ah-je) the study of impaired hearing that cannot be improved by medication or surgical therapy.

audiology

(ô′dē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of hearing, especially hearing defects and their treatment.

au′di·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
au′di·ol′o·gist n.

audiology

[-ol′əjē]
Etymology: L, audire + Gk, logos, science
a field of research and clinical practice devoted to the study of hearing disorders, assessment of hearing, hearing conservation, and aural rehabilitation. audiologic, audiological, adj.

audiology

The formal study of hearing, hearing loss, balance and other disorders affecting the vestibulocochlear (8th cranial, acoustic) nerve.

audiology

The study of hearing

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of hearing disorders through the identification and measurement of functional hearing loss as well as the rehabilitation of persons with hearing impairments.

audiology

The scientific study of hearing and of the medical management of hearing defects.

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
1. Study of hearing disorders through identification and measurement of hearing impairment.
2. Rehabilitation of patients with hearing impairments.

audiology (ô´dēol´əjē),

n the study of the entire field of hearing, including the anatomy and function of the ear; impairment of hearing; and evaluation, education or reeducation, and treatment of persons with hearing loss.