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Origin of tympanic membrane
First recorded in 1855–60
Words nearby tympanic membrane
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British Dictionary definitions for tympanic membrane
the thin translucent oval membrane separating the external ear from the middle ear. It transmits vibrations produced by sound waves, via the ossicles, to the cochleaAlso called: tympanum Nontechnical name: eardrum
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Medical definitions for tympanic membrane
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Scientific definitions for tympanic membrane
[ tĭm-păn′ĭk ]
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