AUDIOMETRY

the measurement of an individual's hearing ability with electronic audiometers for the purposes of diagnosing and analyzing hearing loss. Audiometry provides guides the use of hearing aids, aural habilitation (training to help the individual make use of any residual hearing), and possibly, surgical intervention. Also known as diagnostic audiometry.

AUDIOMETRY: "Audiometry is a professional field that is concerned with evaluating and diagnosing hearing loss."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "AUDIOMETRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/audiometry/ (accessed November 28, 2020).
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