Weber test

We·​ber test
variants: or Weber's test \ ˈweb-​ər(z)-​ How to pronounce Weber test (audio) , ˈvā-​bər(z)-​ How to pronounce Weber test (audio) \

Medical Definition of Weber test

: a test to determine the nature of unilateral hearing loss in which a vibrating tuning fork is held against the forehead at the midline and conduction deafness is indicated if the sound is heard more loudly in the affected ear and nerve deafness is indicated if it is heard more loudly in the normal ear

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“Weber test.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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