electrodermal audiometry


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electrodermal audiometry

An obsolete method for measuring hearing by quantifying the difference in electrical resistance of the skin following auditory stimuli.

elec·tro·der·mal au·di·om·e·try

(ĕ-lek'trō-dĕr'măl aw'dē-om'ĕ-trē)
A form of electrophysiologic audiometry used to determine hearing thresholds by measuring changes in skin resistance as a conditioned response to noise stimuli.