pyramid of tympanum

n.

A hollow conical projection behind the vestibular window in the middle ear, containing the stapedius muscle.

Nearby words

  1. pyramid,
  2. pyramid bet,
  3. pyramid letter,
  4. pyramid of light,
  5. pyramid of medulla oblongata,
  6. pyramid peak,
  7. pyramid scheme,
  8. pyramid selling,
  9. pyramid sign,
  10. pyramidal


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