audiphone


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audiphone

[′ȯd·ə‚fōn]
(engineering acoustics)
A device that enables persons with certain types of deafness to hear, consisting of a plate or diaphragm that is placed against the teeth and transmits sound vibrations to the inner ear.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.