dichotic
adjective Etymology: dich- + 2-otic Date: circa 1911 relating to or involving the presentation of a stimulus to one ear that differs in some respect (as pitch, loudness, frequency, or energy) from a stimulus presented to the other ear <
dichotic listening
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dichotically adverb

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