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pure tone

[′pyu̇r ′tōn]
(acoustics)

pure tone

Sound waves in which only a single frequency is present; the wave form is that of a sine wave.
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Subjects and grouping: Of the 134 enrolled patients, 120 cases (240 ears) with complete data of pure tone audiometry and acoustic immittance test were selected as an AN1 group.
Tinnitus sounds usually contain three to five dominant frequencies, and are thus difficult to match with pure tones.
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Patients were excluded when they did not complete one of such procedures, as well as those that showed hearing loss with conductive components, setting aside the sensorineural presbycusis diagnosis in the average threshold pure tone results.
A hearing test was done by conventional pure tone audiometry in a soundproof booth by two audiologists from the Department of Clinical Physiology.
Cisplatin-related ototoxicity is dose dependent, with initial hearing shifts in average hearing adults (SRO pure tone average = 70 decibels sound pressure level [dB SPL]) occurring at approximately 350 mg [6-7].
There was no statistically significant variation, according to the data obtained from the pure tone average threshold of the shockwave procedure on the otoacoustic emission test.
It's what you'd characterize as a pure tone," he said.
Hearing assessment was done by general ear examination and Pure Tone Audiometry so as to determine hearing function, the degree, type and configuration of a hearing loss if any.
The work is focused on variety of examination; however the pure tone audiometry is one of the frequently performed and significant for selected targets (Katz, 2001)