The softest level that an individual can identify 50% of the spondees presented; reported on an audiogram.
The minimum level of speech at which a person can accurately repeat 50% of the words. stapedectomy: Surgical removal of the stapes (i.e., one of the three bones/ossicles of the middle ear).
the quietest sound intensity level where speech can be correctly identified.
(SRT) :: The softest level at which a child can hear a spoken word well enough to repeat it back correctly.
The use of familiar two-syllable spondee words by a hearing healthcare professional to assess the lowest intensity level at which an individual can repeat the words more than half of the time.
This is the faintest level at which an individual correctly identifies 50% of the words from a list of specific two syllable spoken words during an audiologic evaluation.