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OAE test

A screening test for deafness that assesses the functioning of the cochlea. It is used esp. in newborns as a quick way of identifying possible congenital hearing loss. The test is performed by placing a probe in the external ear canal. The probe emits a series of clicks and then measures the echoes returning from the cochlea.
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Our finding that there was no significant correlation between TOAEs and DPOAEs and the phases of the menstrual cycle suggest that it is unnecessary to take the phase of the menstrual cycle into account when interpreting OAE test results.
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An OAE test uses a small, very sensitive microphone inserted into the ear canal to monitor the faint sounds produced by the outer hair cells in response to stimulation by a series of clicks.