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Audiometry MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Audiometry
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.382.375.060
Unique ID
D001299
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001299
Annotation
a specific type of hearing test: do not use as a general term for "the measurement of hearing" ( = HEARING TESTS)
Scope Note
The testing of the acuity of the sense of hearing to determine the thresholds of the lowest intensity levels at which an individual can hear a set of tones. The frequencies between 125 and 8000 Hz are used to test air conduction thresholds and the frequencies between 250 and 4000 Hz are used to test bone conduction thresholds.
NLM Classification #
WV 272
See Also
Acoustic Impedance Tests
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/03
Audiometry Preferred
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