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audiometer

 [aw″de-om´ĕ-ter]
an apparatus used in audiometry for testing the hearing.
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·om·e·ter

(aw'dē-om'ĕ-ter),
An electronic device used to measure hearing thresholds for pure tones, modulated tones, speech, and other acoustic stimuli.
[audio- + G. metron, measure]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

au·di·om·e·ter

(aw'dē-om'ĕ-tĕr)
An electrical instrument for measuring the threshold of hearing for pure tones of frequencies generally varying from 128-8000 Hz (recorded in decibels).
[L. audio, to hear + G. metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

audiometer

An instrument for measuring the lowest levels at which pure tones can be heard at each of a range of frequencies, either by air or by bone conduction. The results are recorded as an AUDIOGRAM.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

au·di·om·e·ter

(aw'dē-om'ĕ-tĕr)
Electronic device used to measure hearing thresholds for pure tones, modulated tones, speech, and other acoustic stimuli.
[L. audio, to hear + G. metron, measure]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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William Demant Holding develops, manufactures and sells hearing aids, audiometers, tympanometers, diagnostic instruments for respiratory irregularities, wireless communication equipment for the hearing-impaired, as well as telephone headsets for professional use.
Audiometers are calibrated so that a 10-dB masking noise will block a 10-dB pure-tone signal.
The standard, built-in jack panel adapts to all audiometers. Doctors, audiologists and hearing aid dispensers not only can conduct a full range of diagnostic measurements, but also can perform all audiologic assessments.