transient evoked otoacoustic emissions

transient evoked otoacoustic emissions
(TEOAE) sounds produced by the cochlea in response to sound stimuli, measured by a microphone placed in the external auditory canal; used to test the integrity of the cochlea in screening neonates for sensorineural hearing loss.

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