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Tympanic membrane

Introduction: Tympanic membrane

Description of Tympanic membrane

Tympanic membrane: the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound.
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Tympanic membrane: An oval semitransparent membrane separating the external EAR CANAL from the tympanic cavity (EAR, MIDDLE). It contains three layers: the skin of the external ear canal; the core of radially and circularly arranged collagen fibers; and the MUCOSA of the middle ear.
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Tympanic membrane: Related Topics

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Tympanic membrane as an Organ

Tympanic membrane (organ): The tympanic membrane is located in the middle ear. The tympanic membrane...more »

Tympanic membrane (organ): See Tympanic Membrane (organ information).

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