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hearing test

Hearing function test, pure tone audiometry Audiology Any test that measures hearing or quantifies hearing loss; sound is perceived by intensity–loudness and by tone; both are measured in HTs, as is the ability to hear sound through air–air conduction and bone–bone conduction. See Hearing.
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Your hearing test is carried out by a professionally-recognised, fully-qualified specialist.
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