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characteristic frequency

frequency at which a given neuron responds to the smallest sound intensity.
Synonym(s): best frequency

char·ac·ter·is·tic fre·quen·cy

(kar'ăk-tĕr-is'tik frē'kwĕn-sē)
Frequency at which a given neuron responds to the least sound intensity.
Synonym(s): best frequency.

characteristic frequency



The frequency of sound that is most easily able to stimulate an auditory neuron.
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