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audiologist (s), audiologists (pl) (nouns)
Specialists who evaluate hearing problems and advise patients about the possible use of hearing aids or other kinds of treatments: "Audiologists are trained to evaluate hearing losses and related disorders of those who are having problems with their hearing, including balance (vestibular) disorders and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and to rehabilitate individuals for their hearing losses and related disorders."

"Audiologists use a variety of tests and procedures to diagnose hearing and balance functions and to fit and dispense hearing aids and other assistive devices for hearing."

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audiologist
1. The study of hearing disorders, including evaluation of hearing function and rehabilitation of patients with hearing impairments.
2. A person who is trained or skilled in audiology.
3. Someone who is skilled in the science of hearing, including the rehabilitation of patients whose hearing can not be improved medically or surgically.
4. A health care professional who is trained to evaluate hearing loss and related disorders, including balance (vestibular) disorders and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and to rehabilitate individuals with hearing loss and related disorders.

An audiologist uses a variety of tests and procedures to assess hearing and balance function and to fit and dispense hearing aids and other therapeutic devices for hearing.

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