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Tensor tympani

Introduction: Tensor tympani

Description of Tensor tympani

Tensor tympani: a small muscle in the middle ear that tenses to protect the eardrum.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Tensor tympani: Tensor muscle of the tympanic membrane that draws the handle of the malleus medialward and tenses the tympanic membrane. (Stedman, 25th ed).
Source: MESH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Tensor tympani: Tensor muscle of the tympanic membrane that draws the handle of the malleus medialward and tenses the tympanic membrane. (Stedman, 25th ed).
Source: MeSH 2007

Tensor tympani: Related Topics

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Terms Similar to Tensor tympani:

  • tensor tympanus

Source - MeSH OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

Broader terms for Tensor tympani

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - WordNet 2.1

The following terms can be used for Tensor tympani

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Tensor tympani

The following list attempts to classify Tensor tympani into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • tensor
  • muscle,musculus
  • contractile organ,contractor
  • organ
  • body part
  • part,piece
  • thing
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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