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audiology

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noun au·di·ol·o·gy \ˌȯ-dē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of audiology

  1. :  a branch of science dealing with hearing; specifically :  therapy of individuals having impaired hearing

au·di·o·log·i·calplay \-ē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also au·di·o·log·ic play \-ē-ə-ˈlä-jik\ adjective
au·di·ol·o·gist play \-ē-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun


1946

First Known Use of audiology

1946


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audiology

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noun au·di·ol·o·gy \ˌȯd-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of audiology

plural au·di·ol·o·gies

  1. :  a branch of science dealing with hearing; specifically :  therapy of individuals having impaired hearing

  2. au·di·o·log·i·cal \-ē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also au·di·o·log·ic \-ē-ə-ˈläj-ik\play adjective




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