tympanoplasty

[ tim-puh-nuh-plas-tee ]
/ ˈtɪm pə nəˌplæs ti /

noun Surgery.

reconstruction of the eardrum and the bones of the middle ear.

Origin of tympanoplasty

First recorded in 1950–55; tympan(um) + -o- + -plasty
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Medicine definitions for tympanoplasty

tympanoplasty

[ tĭmpə-nə-plăs′tē, -nō- ]

n.

Surgical repair or reconstruction of the middle ear.

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