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binaural

 [bi-naw´ral, bin-aw´ral]
pertaining to both ears; called also binotic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

bin·au·ral

(bin-aw'răl),
Relating to both ears.
Synonym(s): binotic
[L. bini, a pair, + auris, ear]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

binaural

(bī-nôr′əl, bĭn-ôr′-)
adj.
1.
a. Having or relating to two ears.
b. Having to do with the perception of sound with both ears: binaural hearing.
2. Of or relating to sound transmission from two sources, which may vary acoustically, as in tone or pitch, to give a stereophonic effect.

bin·au′ral·ly adv.
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binaural

adjective
(1) Having or referring to two ears—e.g., hearing with both ears.
(2) Of or pertaining to sound transmission from 2 separate sources, which vary acoustically relative to the listener, as in the wearing of 2 hearing devices.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

bin·au·ral

(bī-naw'răl)
Relating to both ears.
Synonym(s): binotic.
[L. bini, a pair, + auris, ear]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

binaural

1. Related to two ears.
2. Hearing with both ears.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

bin·au·ral

(bī-naw'răl)
Relating to both ears.
[L. bini, a pair, + auris, ear]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The acoustic startle stimulus was a 50-ms 105-dB(A) burst of white noise (20 Hz-20 kHz) with instantaneous rise- and fall-times, presented binaurally through Sony MDR-P70 headphones, and generated by a custom-made noise acoustic stimulator from the facilities of the University of Murcia.
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In contrast, the effects of 3 to 5 months of symmetrical sound deprivation in rats that were binaurally deprived of sound (through bilateral ligation at 10 days of age) showed that binaural interaction was essentially normal.
The acoustic startle probe consisted of a 50-ms 105-dB(A) burst of white noise (20Hz-20KHz) with instantaneous rise time, presented binaurally through headphones, and generated by a custom-made noise stimulator from the facilities of the University of Murcia.
The spatial audio cues -- broadband (20-Hz to 10-kHz) noise bursts delivered at regular intervals until the participant responded -- were presented binaurally through a set of USAF PRU-57 active noise reduction headphones and were generated so as to be perceived as emanating from varying positions in the horizontal plane (see Figure 1).
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