audiology

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noun au·di·ol·o·gy \ˌȯ-dē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of audiology

  1. :  a branch of science dealing with hearing; specifically :  therapy of individuals having impaired hearing

audiological

play \-ē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or less commonly

audiologic

play \-ē-ə-ˈlä-jik\ adjective

audiologist

play \-ē-ˈä-lə-jist\ noun

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First Known Use of audiology

1946


Medical Dictionary

audiology

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noun au·di·ol·o·gy \ˌȯd-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of audiology

plural

audiologies

  1. :  a branch of science dealing with hearing; specifically :  therapy of individuals having impaired hearing

audiological

\-ē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play also

audiologic

\-ē-ə-ˈläj-ik\play adjective The next step entailed an audiological evaluation to assess the extent of the hearing loss sustained in the accident …—Raymond H. Hull, Aural Rehabilitation, 2001 Audiologic testing can identify the site of the lesion and permit characterization of individual hearing losses.—Andrej Kral and Gerard M. O'Donoghue, The New England Journal of Medicine, 7 Oct. 2010

audiologically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb As a result, every child identified with any developmental disability or delay should be followed audiologically until ear and frequency-specific information is obtained.—Jane R. Madell, in Pediatric Audiology: Diagnosis, Technology, and Management, 2008

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