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audiology

 [aw″de-ol´o-je]
the science concerned with the sense of hearing, especially in the evaluation and measurement of hearing loss and the rehabilitation of those with impaired hearing. See also audiologist.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ō-jē),
1. The study of hearing disorders through the identification and measurement of hearing impairment.
2. The rehabilitation of persons with hearing impairments.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

audiology

(ô′dē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The study of hearing, especially hearing defects and their treatment.

au′di·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) adj.
au′di·ol′o·gist n.
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audiology

The formal study of hearing, hearing loss, balance and other disorders affecting the vestibulocochlear (8th cranial, acoustic) nerve.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

audiology

The study of hearing
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
The study of hearing disorders through the identification and measurement of functional hearing loss as well as the rehabilitation of persons with hearing impairments.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

audiology

The scientific study of hearing and of the medical management of hearing defects.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

au·di·ol·o·gy

(aw'dē-ol'ŏ-jē)
1. Study of hearing disorders through identification and measurement of hearing impairment.
2. Rehabilitation of patients with hearing impairments.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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