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Medical Term:

Békésy audiometer

Pronunciation: bā′kā-shē


an automatic audiometer in which the test tone sweeps the frequency range while the patient controls intensity by pressing a button when the tone is heard and releases when tone cannot be heard; may be operated either at a fixed frequency or at steadily changing frequencies.

Synonym(s): automatic audiometer

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