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monochord

noun mono·chord \ˈmän-ə-ˌk(ə)rd\

Medical Definition of MONOCHORD

:  an instrument that has been used to test hearing acuity and that consists of a single string stretched over a sounding board and a movable bridge set on a graduated scale

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