First Known Use of audiology
Medical Definition of audiology
: a branch of science dealing with hearing; specifically : therapy of individuals having impaired hearing
audiologic\-ē-ə-ˈläj-ik\play adjective <The next step entailed an audiological evaluation to assess the extent of the hearing loss sustained in the accident …—Raymond H. Hull, Aural Rehabilitation, 2001> <Audiologic testing can identify the site of the lesion and permit characterization of individual hearing losses.—Andrej Kral and Gerard M. O'Donoghue, The New England Journal of Medicine, 7 Oct. 2010>
audiologically\-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb <As a result, every child identified with any developmental disability or delay should be followed audiologically until ear and frequency-specific information is obtained.—Jane R. Madell, in Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management, 2008>
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