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audiology

[aw-dee-ol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of hearing disorders, including evaluation of hearing function and rehabilitation of patients with hearing impairments.

Origin:
1945–50; audio- + -logy

audiological [aw-dee-uh-loj-i-kuhl] , audiologic, adjective
audiologist, noun
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audiology (ˌɔːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the scientific study of hearing, often including the treatment of persons with hearing defects
 
audiological
 
adj
 
audio'logically
 
adv
 
audi'ologist
 
n

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audiology
science of hearing and treatment of deafness, coined 1947, from audio- + -ology. Related: Audiologist.
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audiology au·di·ol·o·gy (ô'dē-ŏl'ə-jē)
n.
The study of hearing disorders and the rehabilitation of people with hearing impairments.


au'di·ol'o·gist n.
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audiology   (ô'dē-ŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of hearing, especially the diagnosis and treatment of hearing disorders.
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