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Audiology Terms as a review for exam

Quiz yourself by thinking what should be in each of the black spaces below before clicking on it to display the answer.

Audiometry   (blank)   (blank)  
Audiometer   device for presenting sounds to the patient at precisely controlled intensity   (blank)  
Pure Tone Audiogram   patient's thresholds of auditory sensitivity for pure tone stimuli   (blank)  
Conductive Hearing Loss   caused by diseases or obstructions in the outer or middle ear (the conduction pathways for sound to reach the inner ear).   ((The air-bone gap (ABG) should be at least 10 db.))Hearing by AC is poorer than hearing by BC and BC is within normal limits  
Sensorineural Hearing Loss   hearing losses result from damage to the delicate sensory hair cells of the inner ear or the nerves which supply it.   ((No ABG)) Hearing by AC=BC and both are impaired to the same degree  
Mixed Hearing Loss   hearing loss refers to a combination of conductive and sensorineural loss and means that a problem occurs in both the outer or middle and the inner ear.   ((ABG))Hearing by AC is poorer than hearing by BC and both are impaired  


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