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Descriptor English: Hearing
Descriptor Spanish: Audición
Descriptor Portuguese: Audição
Descriptor French: Ouïe
Entry term(s): Audition
Tree number(s): F02.830.816.263
G11.561.790.263
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006309
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
Consider Also: consider also terms at ACOUSTIC and AUDIO-
Related: Acoustic Stimulation MeSH
Auditory Perception MeSH
Bone Conduction MeSH
DeCS ID: 6460
Unique ID: D006309
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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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