Doerfler-Stewart test

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Doerf·ler-Ste·wart test (D-S),

(dōr'flĕr stū'wărt),
examination of the patient's ability to respond to spondee words in the presence of a masking noise of the saw-tooth type; used especially in differentiating between functional and organic hearing loss.
Synonym(s): D-S test

Doerfler,

Leo, U.S. audiologist, 1919–.
Doerfler-Stewart test - used in differentiating between functional and organic hearing loss. Synonym(s): D-S test