The middle ear is connected with the throat by the Eustachian Tube.
Each is attached by ligaments to the walls of the middle ear.
In health there is no communication between the chamber of the middle ear and the outside, except by the Eustachian tube.
The tube which leads from the throat to the middle ear, or tympanum.
The middle ear is kept full of air by means of a tube leading from it to the throat.
Literally, a stirrup; one of the small bones of the middle ear.
They are nearly all due to catarrhal infection of the middle ear through the Eustachian tube.
The middle ear is separated from the external ear by the drum-head.
It may also be involved in tuberculous and in malignant disease of the middle ear.
The bony enclosures of the middle ear are unfinished and the eyes also are unfinished.
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The space located between the eardrum and the inner ear that contains the three auditory ossicles, which convey vibrations through the oval window to the cochlea. Also called tympanic cavity, tympanum.
The part of the ear in most mammals that contains the eardrum (tympanic membrane) and the three ossicles (malleus, incus, and stapes) which transmit sound vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear. See more at ear1.