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audiometer

noun au·di·om·e·ter \ˌ-dē-ˈä-mə-tər\

Definition of AUDIOMETER

:  an instrument used in measuring the acuity of hearing
au·dio·met·ric \-dē-ō-ˈme-trik\ adjective
au·di·om·e·try \-dē-ˈä-mə-trē\ noun

First Known Use of AUDIOMETER

1879

audiometer

noun au·di·om·e·ter \ˌd-ē-ˈäm-ət-ər\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AUDIOMETER

:  an instrument used in measuring the acuity of hearing—called also acoumeter

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