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Descriptor in English: Hearing
Descriptor in Spanish: Audición
Descriptor in Portuguese: Audição
Descriptor in French: Ouïe
Entry term(s): Audition
Tree number(s): F02.830.816.263
G11.561.790.263
Scope note: The ability or act of sensing and transducing ACOUSTIC STIMULATION to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. It is also called audition.
Annotation: differentiate from AUDITORY PERCEPTION: auditory perception takes place in the brain, hearing takes place in the ear; PSYCHOACOUSTICS is also available; AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION is available
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
See also the descriptors: Acoustic Stimulation MeSH
Auditory Perception MeSH
Bone Conduction MeSH
DeCS UI: 6460
Descriptor UI: D006309
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/23
Hearing - Preferred
Concept UI M0009923
Scope note The ability or act of sensing and transducing ACOUSTIC STIMULATION to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. It is also called audition.
Preferred term Hearing
Entry term(s) Audition



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