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acoustic

, acoustical
1. of or related to sound, the sense of hearing, or acoustics
2. designed to respond to, absorb, or control sound
3. (of a musical instrument or recording) without electronic amplification

acoustic

[ə′küs·tik]
(acoustics)
Relating to, containing, producing, arising from, actuated by, or carrying sound.

acoustic, acoustical

The qualifying adjectives acoustic and acoustical have the following meanings: arising from, actuated by, containing, producing, or related to sound. In general, acoustic is used when the term being qualified designates something that has the properties, dimensions, or physical characteristics associated with sound waves; acoustical is used when the term being qualified does not explicitly designate something that has the properties, dimensions, or physical characteristics of sound (e.g., acoustical engineering). However, sometimes these two terms are used interchangeably.

acoustic

Associated with sound at frequencies that are audible to human beings.
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The coelomic cavity was evaluated from the ventral, right and left cervical acoustic windows and from the right and the left prefemoral windows in longitudinal and transverse sections to the axis of the animal.
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Although the spleen is not normally imaged by TOE, if there is ascitic fluid between the stomach and the spleen, then this fluid can act as an acoustic window and result in clear images of the spleen, as occurred in this case.
With the acoustic windows fitted, noise levels are mostly generated from the road and tyres but at the upper rev-range the engine can become intrusive, though other sources such as wind resistance are blown away.
Inside, it is very much a 21st century development with high specs on the kitchens and bathrooms, acoustic windows to keep warmth in but noise out, and a ventilation system.
Acoustic windows block higher levels of noise across all frequencies.
For clinical studies, one of the major strengths of the Aplio CV is its ability to effectively image patients-of-size and those with traditionally difficult acoustic windows.
We can obtain excellent images on patients with poor acoustic windows, such as obese patients, patients with respiratory disease and those in the ICU who cannot be moved for imaging purposes.