Definition of auditory in English:

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auditory

Pronunciation: /ˈôdəˌtôrē/

adjective

Relating to the sense of hearing: the auditory nerves teaching methods use both visual and auditory stimulation
More example sentences
  • Sound is converted to signals by the processor and transmitted to the auditory nerves by the electrodes.
  • Conductive hearing loss does not involve damage to the receptor cells or any other nerve cells in the auditory pathway.
  • Readers have taken us to task for suggesting that hearing music could be an auditory hallucination.

Origin

Late 16th century: from Latin auditorius, from audire 'hear'.

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Syllabification: au·di·to·ry

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