Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of hearing, especially hearing defects and their treatment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The study of hearing, especially of hearing defects and their treatment

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the measurement of hearing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the measurement of hearing

Etymologies

audio +‎ -ology (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Topics such as audiology, anatomy, and child development are discussed in detail in sessions held twice a month for all families in English, Spanish and other languages as needed.

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  • In addition, the medical center offers ancillary services such as audiology, balance testing and rehabilitation.

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  • The location also will offer clinic space for new sub-specialties such as audiology, dermatology, electroencephalography, endocrinology, neurology, neurosurgery, sports medicine, ultrasound, urology and ear, nose and throat services.

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  • Users include doctors and researchers in universities and government facilities as well as specialists in fields such as audiology, neurology, neuro-otology, ophthalmology and otolaryngology.

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  • "These have been identified as audiology in Australia and Asia, dental in New Zealand and Australia and radiology in New Zealand.

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  • "The average person has no idea what kind of noise they are listening to," says Robert C. Fifer, director of audiology and speech language pathology at the University of Miami.

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  • "Certain types of noises can be relaxing," says Robert C. Fifer , director of audiology and speech language pathology at the University of Miami.

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  • If you're exposed to something like a gunshot at 140 decibels, that only takes a matter of seconds, says Susan Norton, chief of audiology at Seattle Children's Hospital.

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  • "I can be very confident that it's not hurting their ears," says Brian Fligor, director of diagnostic audiology at Children's Hospital in Boston.

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  • More patients and a demand for new professionals make audiology one of the best fields to go into in America.

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