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audiometry

Process of testing hearing.

2

cochlear implant procedure

Surgical insertion of a device that allows sensorineural hearing -- impaired persons to understand speech.

3

ear thermometry

Measurement of the temperature of the tympanic membrane by detection of infrared radiation from the eardrum.

4

otoscopy

Visual examination of the ear using an otoscope.

5

tuning fork test

Measure bone and air conduction of sound through the ear.

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