phonoreception

phonoreception

[foh-noh-ri-sep-shuhn]
noun
the physiological perception of sound.

Origin:
phono- + reception

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

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