Anatomy, Physiology. pertaining to hearing, to the sense of hearing, or to the organs of hearing.
perceived through or resulting from the sense of hearing:
an assembly of hearers; audience.
an auditorium, especially the nave of a church.
The lawyer claims that Hernandez has suffered from visual as well as auditory hallucinations.
Etan Patz: Painfully Obvious Evidence Michael Daly May 25, 2012
The auditory regions of the epidermis are usually shut off from the surface in special sacks.
The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour
Of that I am as certain as one can be of an auditory impression.
The Shadow World Hamlin Garland
auditory sensations are of two kinds—noises and musical sounds.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 2 Various
Of these the “visual” and the “auditory” are most important.
The Story of the Mind James Mark Baldwin
Occasionally there is a curious variant, when the phantasm is auditory and not visible.
Occultism and Common-Sense Beckles Willson
We wish to extend our enquiries from the auditory to the optic nerve.
Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall
The quickness of auditory response may be determined either by speech tests or by instrumental tests.
Applied Psychology: Driving Power of Thought Warren Hilton
Mr. Cooper said he could not control the feelings of the auditory.
A Sketch of the Life of the late Henry Cooper William Cooper
Her first cries were drowned in the passionate strains of the violin of Paganini, and the bursts of admiration from his auditory.
The Catholic World, Vol. X, October 1869 Various
of or relating to hearing, the sense of hearing, or the organs of hearing
an archaic word for audience, auditorium
1570s, from Latin auditorius “pertaining to hearing,” from auditor “hearer” (see auditor).
auditory au·di·to·ry (ô’dĭ-tôr’ē)
Of or relating to hearing, the organs of hearing, or the sense of hearing.
Relating to or involving the organs or sense of hearing.
Anatomy, Physiology. pertaining to hearing, to the sense of hearing, or to the organs of hearing. perceived through or resulting from the sense of hearing: auditory hallucinations. an assembly of hearers; audience. an auditorium, especially the nave of a church. adjective of or relating to hearing, the sense of hearing, or the organs of hearing […]
- Auditory aphasia
aphasia in which there is no comprehension of spoken words; word deafness. Historical Examples Word deafness, a term often used as synonymous with auditory aphasia, is misleading and should be abandoned. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2 Various auditory aphasia n. Impairment of the ability to comprehend spoken language even though hearing is […]
- Auditory area
auditory area auditory area n. See auditory cortex.
- Auditory canal
the narrow passageway from the outer ear to the eardrum. auditory canal n. Either of two passages of the ear, the internal or the external acoustic meatus. See under acoustic meatus.