Definition of audiology in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌôdēˈäləjē/


The branch of science and medicine concerned with the sense of hearing.
Example sentences
  • Services on offer include podiatry, speech and language facilities, audiology and hearing therapy, and family planning.
  • Other disciplines moving in the same direction are physical therapy, occupational therapy, optometry, and audiology.
  • Allied health consists of various fields such as physical therapy, speech/language pathology and audiology, and respiratory care.



Pronunciation: /-əˈläjikəl/
Example sentences
  • A complete examination and an audiological assessment were carried out.
  • We also excluded any workers exposed to audiological risk factors outside work.
  • All children with speech/language delay need to be referred for formal audiological evaluation


Pronunciation: /ˌôdēˈäləjəst/
Example sentences
  • A pediatric audiologist specializes in evaluating and assisting children with hearing loss.
  • I teach and supervise students who want to become speech therapists and audiologists, so my students are sensitive to my disability.
  • If you or someone you know is having trouble hearing, see your physician and an audiologist.

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Syllabification: au·di·ol·o·gy

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