spondee word

spondee word

Audiology A word with 2 syllables–disyllabic, that is pronounced with equal emphasis the 1st and 2nd syllables–eg, baseball, toothbrush; SWs are used to test for auditory acuity in Pts with suspected hearing loss, and evaluate baseline hearing
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We tested the SRT in each ear by using an adaptive procedure and the Central Institute for the Deaf (CID) W-1 spondee word list [17].
Instead, our focus is on the most commonly used speech tests in clinical practice: the speech reception threshold (SRT) of spondee words, the word recognition score (WRS) of phonetically balanced words, most comfortable loudness (MCL), and uncomfortable loudness (UCL).
vowel identification test), and identify common spondee words in a closed set (score: 74% on the four-choice spondee test).