Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to sounds generated by the inner ear.

Etymologies

oto- +‎ acoustic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Also, when stimulated, the outer hair cells produce very soft sounds called otoacoustic emissions OAEs, which are used for newborn hearing screening.

    You Raising Your Child

  • The technology uses extremely faint sounds that are produced inside the human ear called otoacoustic emissions.

    ‘Acoustic Fingerprints’ Can Be Used For Identification | Impact Lab

  • These are real sounds (known as otoacoustic emissions) created, not just received, by our ears.

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  • As for how the technology works: it uses extremely faint sounds that are produced inside the human ear called otoacoustic emissions.

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  • When we looked at it we found that otoacoustic emissions really are unique from person to person.

    ‘Acoustic Fingerprints’ Can Be Used For Identification | Impact Lab

  • Even otoacoustic emissions audible 'clicks' made by the inner ear differ reliably between the sexes, being both louder and more frequent in female than male adults, children and infants.

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  • Newborns can't let anyone know if they are hearing or not, so newborn tests detect otoacoustic emissions--basically, sound that bounces off the cochlea in the baby's inner ear and is picked up by a small microphone.

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  • Stolen cellphones could also be rendered useless by programming them to disable themselves if they detect that the user of the phone is not the legitimate owner. otoacoustic emissions (OAEs), the ear-generated sounds emanate from within the spiral-shaped cochlea in the inner ear.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • Hair cell micromechanics and otoacoustic emissions.

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  • One of the sessions we had was about otoacoustic emissions, which was an area of science I hadn't come across before.

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