an instrument for measuring the sharpness and range of hearing through the use of controlled amounts of sound
An instrument for measuring hearing activity for pure tones of normally audible frequencies. Also called sonometer .
audio- + -meter
- Audiometric testing with the audiometer is performed while the patient sits in a soundproof booth and the examiner outside the booth communicates to the patient with a microphone.
- Audiometry-The measurement of hearing ability, usually with the an audiometer.
- The most common method of assessing hearing ability is with the audiometer.