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Qualifier in English: Acoustics
Qualifier in Spanish: Acústica
Qualifier in Portuguese: Acústica
Qualifier in French: Acoustique
Entry term(s): Acoustic
Tree number(s): H01.671.031
Scope note: The branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves. In medicine it is often applied in procedures in speech and hearing studies. With regard to the environment, it refers to the characteristics of a room, auditorium, theatre, building, etc. that determines the audibility or fidelity of sounds in it. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Annotation: in speech & hearing research & for the environment (home, hospital, facilities, theater, etc.)
Allowable Qualifiers: IS instrumentation
See also the descriptors: Psychoacoustics MeSH
Speech Acoustics MeSH
DeCS UI: 169
Descriptor UI: D000162
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1995/03/13
Acoustics - Preferred
Concept UI M0000244
Scope note The branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves. In medicine it is often applied in procedures in speech and hearing studies. With regard to the environment, it refers to the characteristics of a room, auditorium, theatre, building, etc. that determines the audibility or fidelity of sounds in it. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Preferred term Acoustics
Entry term(s) Acoustic



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