noun, plural me·a·tus·es, me·a·tus. Anatomy.
Origin of meatus
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The meatus lies about half an inch or two inches within the pelvis, the distance varying with the size of the dog.The Dog|Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Both nerves also may be torn across just before they enter the meatus in severe brain injuries apart from fracture.
If the meatus be very narrow the intrameatal method may fail to bring the stapes into view.
A speculum is next inserted into the meatus and the cavity thoroughly examined.
Klliker states however that the blind end of the meatus becomes actually pushed in towards the tympanic cavity.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour