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dichotic

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adjective dich·otic \(ˌ)dī-ˈkō-tik\

Definition of dichotic

  1. :  relating to or involving the presentation of a stimulus to one ear that differs in some respect (as pitch, loudness, frequency, or energy) from a stimulus presented to the other ear <dichotic listening>

dichotically play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of dichotic

dich- + 2-otic


First Known Use: circa 1911

Rhymes with dichotic


Medical Dictionary

dichotic

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adjective dich·otic \(ˈ)dī-ˈkōt-ik\

Medical Definition of dichotic

  1. :  relating to or involving the presentation of a stimulus to one ear that differs in some respect (as pitch, loudness, frequency, or energy) from a stimulus presented to the other ear <dichotic listening>

dichotically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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