sensation level


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sensation level

[sen′sā·shən ‚lev·əl]
(physiology)
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Obtaining an LM at a test frequency requires first determining the hearing threshold at that frequency to enable the LM to be reported in decibels sensation level (dB SL) (decibels above threshold).
Index j represents a sensation level in the scale and runs from 1 (very cold) to 7 (very hot).
The WRS is determined at the 40-dB sensation level (dBSL) with masking of the nontest ear when necessary.
Tympanometry findings were normal in both ears, and the acoustic stapedial reflex thresholds were cochlear in sensation level in the left ear and normal in the right ear.
Also there were arguments that the PMV model under-estimates individuals' thermal sensation levels in indoor spaces of hot and dry climatic conditions, Al-ajmi, (2010).
Because this article extensively refers to different spinal cord and dermatome sensation levels, readers should consult the illustrations for reference.