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air conduction

noun
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Medicine/Medical. transmission of sound vibrations to the eardrum through the external auditory meatus (opposed to bone conduction).
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air conduction in Medicine

air conduction n.
The atmospheric transmission of sound to the inner ear through the external auditory canal and via structures of the middle ear.

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