TITLE

otoacoustic emission

AUTHOR(S)
Peters, Michael
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
BMA A-Z Family Medical Encyclopedia;2004, p575
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
An encyclopedia entry for "otoacoustic emission" is presented. It refers to an echo emitted by the inner ear in response to sound. Such an emission is produced only by a normally functioning ear and is recorded in a test to detect impaired hearing.
ACCESSION #
43999760

 

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