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Medical Term:

Schwabach test

Pronunciation: shvah'bahk

Definition: a tuning fork testin which the subject's ability to hear a tuning fork by bone conduction is compared with the examiner's ability to hear the same tuning fork by bone conduction.

See: Rinne test

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