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otoacoustic emissions


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(OAE) (oh-toh-ă-koo-stik)

tiny sounds that emerge from the inner ear either spontaneously or shortly after the ear is exposed to an external sound. An objective screening test for newborn children detects otoacoustic emissions in response to a small sound.

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