acoustic neurilemoma n.
A benign neoplasm of the intracranial segment of the eighth cranial nerve. Also called acoustic neuroma.
- Acoustic neuroma
noun a benign brain tumour of the vestibulocochlear nerve, one of the nerves connecting the ear to the brain, which can cause hearing and balance problems
- Acoustic ohm
the unit of acoustic impedance, equal to the impedance of a medium in which a sound pressure of one dyne per square centimeter produces a velocity of one centimeter per second.
- Acoustic phonetics
the branch of science dealing with the sounds of speech in terms of their frequency, duration, intensity, etc., especially as analyzed by means of instruments like the sound spectrograph and the oscillograph. Compare . a composite branch of physics and linguistics that treats sound proper as it relates to speech. the branch of phonetics dealing […]
- Acoustic radiation
acoustic radiation acoustic radiation n. The radiation of fibers that pass from the medial geniculate body to the transverse temporal gyri of the cerebral cortex and form part of the sublentiform part of the internal capsule.