immittance

[ih-mit-ns]
noun Electricity.
impedance or admittance, used when the distinction between the two is not relevant.

Origin:
1945–50; im(pedance) + (ad)mittance

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immittance   (ĭ-mĭt'ns)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Electrical impedance or admittance.

  2. In acoustic testing, the ease with which sound travels from one medium to another, as from air to bone.


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Principles of acoustic immittance and acoustic transfer functions.
Normal middle-ear function was verified by means of immittance measures.
Acoustic immittance results indicated normal middle ear pressure and mobility.
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