Rinne's test

Rin·ne's test

(rĭn′ēz, -əz)
n.
A hearing test in which a vibrating tuning fork is held against the mastoid process until the sound is lost and then brought close to the auditory orifice.
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Rinne's test was negative on the left side and Weber's test showed lateralization towards the left side.
Students were also checked for acuity of vision (by Snellen's test and Jaeger's test); color perception (by Ishihara's chart); normal auditory function (by Rinne's test and Weber's test).
Those participants who failed the whisper test were examined with Rinne's test and Weber's test for hearing status, using a 512 Hz tuning fork.
Rinne's test was positive in right ear with Weber's test lateralising to left, suggestive of sensorineural hearing loss in the right ear.
Rinne's test was positive in 90% of cases, negative in 3% and indiscernible in 7%.
Rinne's test was negative on the right and positive on the left.
With a 512-Hz tuning fork, Rinne's test was positive bilaterally, and Weber's test revealed that the sound was louder on the left side, indicating a right-sided sensorineural hearing loss.
A Rinne's test was positive bilaterally, and a Weber's s test lateralized to the left.
The patient's Weber's test was lateralized to the right, and the Rinne's test was positive on both sides.