"Acoustics" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The branch of physics that deals with sound and sound waves. In medicine it is often applied in procedures in speech and hearing studies. With regard to the environment, it refers to the characteristics of a room, auditorium, theatre, building, etc. that determines the audibility or fidelity of sounds in it. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Acoustics".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Acoustics".
This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Acoustics" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Acoustics" was a major or minor topic of these publication.