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auditory

 [aw´dĭ-tor″e]
1. pertaining to the ear; called also aural and otic.
2. pertaining to the sense of hearing.

au·di·to·ry

(aw'di-tōr-ē),
1. Pertaining to the sense of hearing or to the system that serves hearing.
See also: internal representation.
2. Used to describe a person who preferentially uses verbal mental imagery.
See also: internal representation.
[L. audio, pp. auditus, to hear]

auditory

/au·di·to·ry/ (aw´dĭ-tor″e)
1. aural or otic; pertaining to the ear.
2. pertaining to hearing.

auditory

(ô′dĭ-tôr′ē)
adj.
Of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing.

auditory

[ô′dətôr′ē]
Etymology: L, auditorius, hearing
pertaining to the sense of hearing and the hearing organs involved.

auditory

adjective Pertaining or referring to hearing.

au·di·to·ry

(aw'di-tōr-ē)
Pertaining to the sense of hearing or to the organs of hearing.
[L. audio, pp. auditus, to hear]

auditory

Pertaining to hearing or to the organs of hearing.

Auditory

Relating to the sense of the organs of hearing.
Mentioned in: Ear Surgery

au·di·to·ry

(aw'di-tōr-ē)
1. Pertaining to the sense of hearing or to the system that serves hearing.
2. Used to describe a person who preferentially uses verbal mental imagery.
[L. audio, pp. auditus, to hear]

auditory

pertaining to the ear or the sense of hearing.

auditory apparatus
comprises the tympanic membrane, the auditory ossicles that connect the membrane to the oval window to the internal ear, the membranous labyrinth and its contained endolymph, the labyrinth's cochlear duct, the organ of Corti, a specialized sensory epithelium lining the duct, the sensory hair cells of the organ of Corti and the sensory receptors of the auditory nerve that terminate at the base of the hair cells.
auditory bulb
the membranous labyrinth and cochlea.
auditory conditioning signals
sounds used to condition animals to certain procedures or events, such as gathering at the sound of a bell or trumpet, milking to the sound of a radio, whistle signals to a sheep dog.
external auditory meatus
air-filled tubular extension of the auricle leading to the eardrum.
internal auditory meatus
a canal in the petrous temporal bone that accommodates the VIIth and VIIIth cranial nerves.
auditory nerve
the eighth cranial nerve; called also vestibulocochlear nerve and acoustic nerve. See Table 14.
auditory ossicles
the malleus, incus and stapes, the three small bones of the tympanic cavity of the ear. They form a connecting bony system from the tympanic membrane to the oval window that is the opening to the internal ear.
auditory tube
the narrow channel connecting the nasopharynx to the middle ear. See also pharyngotympanic tube.

Patient discussion about auditory

Q. My child is suffering from autism and was told to have Auditory Integration Therapy…what is it?

A. An Alternative Treatments where the child listens to different sounds with the goal to improve on language comprehension and it helps receive more balanced sensory input from the environment they live in. It has been reported that children had significant behavioral and language gains after this treatment.

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The results revealed that by 26 weeks of gestation, the primary auditory cortex was in a much more advanced stage of development than the non-primary auditory cortex.
The aims of this study were to summarize the clinical manifestations and audiological characteristics of AN, to explore the roles of pure tone audiometry, acoustic immittance test, auditory brainstem response test and distortion product (DP) otoacoustic emission test in AN diagnosis, to investigate whether AN was complicated with vestibular function disorders or other nervous system diseases, and importantly, to provide valuable evidence for future clinical and experimental studies on AN.
BAEPs are the evoked potentials which are recorded in response to an auditory stimulus from electrodes placed on the scalp.
In persons who stutter the delay in the delayed auditory feedback caused the increase of fluency (26-29) and the decrease of stuttering (30).
The auditory thalamus is the brain's relay station where sound is collected and sent to the auditory cortex for processing.
Auditory hypersensitivity tends to impair the adaptation to the daily routine and is found to be correlated to behavioral problems in autistic patients; however, we still know very little about its etiology, treatment, and conditions related to it (3).
Soft, tissue-dense, non-contrast-enhancing material filled the left external auditory meatus and tympanic cavity.
The sample was composed by two auditory stimuli, "Point to the opposite of" and "Point to [the property]" (e.
The processing of auditory information is bilateral but is predominantly contralateral starting from the II wave onward.
Auditory evoked potential tests were performed in 21 horses, including 13 males and eight females, aging between two to 12 years.
10) The ability to locate the spatial origin of a sound source requires the capacity of the central auditory nervous system to detect and compute a number of acoustic cues such as small differences in the arrival time and intensity of signals reaching the 2 ears.
In two patients with EACC, there were signs of erosion of bony external auditory canal in CT scan