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Hearing test

Evaluation of the sensitivity of a person's sense of hearing / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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A hearing test provides an evaluation of the sensitivity of a person's sense of hearing and is most often performed by an audiologist using an audiometer. An audiometer is used to determine a person's hearing sensitivity at different frequencies. There are other hearing tests as well, e.g., Weber test and Rinne test.

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a female medical professional is seated in front of a special sound-proof booth with a glass window, controlling diagnostic test equipment. Inside the booth a middle aged man can be seen wearing headphones and is looking straight ahead of himself, not at the tester, and appears to be concentrating on hearing something
A hearing health professional conducting an audiometric hearing test in a sound-treated testing booth

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