- Specific procedures or audiometric tests used to measure hearing acuity and range in the diagnosis and evaluation of hearing impairments. Consider also AUDIOLOGY and SPEECH AND HEARING MEASURES.
Definition from: Psychological Index Terms via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- The testing and measurement of hearing acuity for variations in sound intensity and pitch and for tonal purity.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
Related discussion in the Handbook
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.