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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.
Synonym(s): automatic audiometer
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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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