Audiometry

A test to measure hearing. 

Extended Definition:

An audiology exam tests the ability to hear sounds by intensity (volume or loudness) and tone (the speed of sound wave vibrations). Sound waves move to the nerves of the inner ear and then the brain and can travel to the inner ear by air conduction (the ear canal, eardrum, and bones of the middle ear) or bone conduction (through the bones around and behind the ear).

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