Bekesy audiometer


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Bé·ké·sy au·di·om·e·ter

(bā'kā-shē),
an automatic audiometer in which the test tone sweeps the frequency range while the patient controls intensity by pressing a button when the tone is heard and releases when tone cannot be heard; may be operated either at a fixed frequency or at steadily changing frequencies.

Békésy,

Georg von, Hungarian biophysicist in U.S. and Nobel laureate, 1899-1972.
Békésy audiometer - an automatic audiometer.
Békésy audiometry - automatic audiometry.
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