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Gal·ton whis·tle

(gahl'tŏn),
a cylindrical whistle, attached to a compressible bulb, with a screw attachment that changes the frequency; used before audiometers to test the hearing.
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Gal·ton whis·tle

(gawl'tŏn wis'ĕl)
A cylindric whistle, attached to a compressible bulb, with a screw attachment that changes the frequency; used to test hearing.
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Galton whistle

(galt′ŏn)
[Sir Francis Galton, Brit. scientist, 1822–1911]
A whistle used to test hearing.
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Galton,

Sir Francis, English explorer and anthropologist, 1822-1911.
Galton delta - a more or less well-marked triangle in a fingerprint; in dermatoglyphics, the figure at the base of each finger in the palm.Synonym(s): triradius
Galton law of regression - average parents tend to produce average offspring, but children of extreme parents inherit parental peculiarities to a lesser degree than they appear in the parentsSynonym(s): law of regression of mean
Galton system of classification of fingerprints - a system of classification based on the variations in the patterns of the ridges, which are grouped into arches, loops, and whorls.
Galton whistle - a cylindrical whistle attached to a compressible bulb used to test hearing.
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