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phonoreception

[foh-noh-ri-sep-shuh n] /ˌfoʊ noʊ rɪˈsɛp ʃən/
noun
1.
the physiological perception of sound.
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phono-reception in Medicine

phonoreception pho·no·re·cep·tion (fō'nō-rĭ-sěp'shən)
n.
Perception of or response to sound waves.

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