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auditory Syllabification: au·di·to·ry
Pronunciation: /ˈôdəˌtôrē/

Definition of auditory in English:


Of or relating to the sense of hearing: the auditory nerves teaching methods use both visual and auditory stimulation
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  • 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.


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

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