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auditory canal

noun Anatomy.
  1. the narrow passageway from the outer ear to the eardrum.
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Origin of auditory canal

First recorded in 1895–1900
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auditory canal in Medicine

auditory canal

  1. Either of two passages of the ear, the internal or the external acoustic meatus. See under acoustic meatus.
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