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interaural attenuation

 

Definition: the reduction in intensity, at one ear, of an acoustic stimulus presented to the other ear canal as the sound is transmitted through the head; for air conduction, the reduction approximates 35 dB, but for bone conduction, it is 10 dB or less.

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