dichotic


dich·otic

adjective \(ˌ)dī-ˈkō-tik\

Definition of DICHOTIC

:  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>
dich·oti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin of DICHOTIC

dich- + 2-otic
First Known Use: circa 1911

Rhymes with DICHOTIC

dich·otic

adjective \(ˈ)dī-ˈkōt-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DICHOTIC

: 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>
dich·oti·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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