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Medical Term:

Békésy audiometry

Pronunciation: bā′kā-shē


audiometry in which the subject controls increases and decreases in intensity at a fixed frequency or, more unusually, as the frequency of the stimulus is gradually changed so that the subject traces back and forth across the threshold of hearing.

Synonym(s): automatic audiometry

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