auditory cortex n.
The region of the cerebral cortex that receives auditory data from the medial geniculate body. Also called auditory area.
- Auditory field
auditory field auditory field n. The space or range within which a specified sound can be heard.
- Auditory hair
auditory hair auditory hair n. Any of the cilia on the free surface of the auditory cells.
- Auditory nerve
either one of the eighth pair of cranial nerves, consisting of sensory fibers that conduct impulses from the organs of hearing and from the semicircular canals to the brain. Historical Examples It is from this sensitive spot that the auditory nerve carries the sound to the brain. A Handbook of Health Woods Hutchinson This membrane […]
- Auditory phonetics
the branch of phonetics dealing with the physiological processes involved in the reception of speech. noun (functioning as sing) the branch of phonetics concerned with the perception of speech sounds by humans Compare acoustic phonetics, articulatory phonetics