audiogram

noun

au·​dio·​gram ˈȯ-dē-ō-ˌgram How to pronounce audiogram (audio)
: a graphic representation of the relation of vibration frequency and the minimum sound intensity for hearing

Examples of audiogram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The next image is the audiogram for my friend, who has high-frequency hearing loss in both ears. Jeremy Hillpot, Discover Magazine, 18 Mar. 2021 The audiogram will aid them in programming your hearing aid with a three-volume set. Dallas News, 19 Oct. 2022 Volunteers who achieve a minimum breath alcohol threshold level of 30 u/l had to have second audiogram testing. Seriously Science, Discover Magazine, 23 Jan. 2015 Users will be able to take a printed or digital copy (PDF) of their audiogram from their audiologist and import it into Hearing Accommodations. Steven Aquino, Forbes, 21 May 2021 The anatomy of the ear and the hearing process will be discussed and interpretation of an audiogram will be explained. Wendy Grove, Glendale News-Press, 12 Aug. 2019 Help provide assets for promotional materials including transcripts and audiograms. The Si Staff, SI.com, 8 Aug. 2019 The audiogram is a graph of the sound waves a person can hear at varying frequencies. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 19 June 2018 The hearing of a person who has trouble understanding speech can appear normal or nearly normal on an audiogram, because a standard hearing test measures only the ability to detect pure tones along a scale of frequencies. David Owen, The New Yorker, 23 Mar. 2017

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Word History

Etymology

audio- + -gram

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of audiogram was in 1927

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“Audiogram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/audiogram. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

audiogram

noun
au·​dio·​gram ˈȯd-ē-ō-ˌgram How to pronounce audiogram (audio)
: a graphic representation of the relation of vibration frequency and the minimum sound intensity for hearing

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