tympanic notch

n.

The notch in the superior part of the tympanic ring, bridged by the flaccid part of the tympanic membrane.Rivinus incisure tympanic incisure

Nearby words

  1. tympanic cavity,
  2. tympanic ganglion,
  3. tympanic incisure,
  4. tympanic membrane,
  5. tympanic nerve,
  6. tympanic opening of auditory tube,
  7. tympanic plate,
  8. tympanic plexus,
  9. tympanic ring,
  10. tympanic sinus


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