auditory canal

noun Anatomy.

the narrow passageway from the outer ear to the eardrum.

Origin of auditory canal

First recorded in 1895–1900 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for auditory canal

auditory canal


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