Eustachian tube


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eu·sta·chian tube

or Eu·sta·chian tube  (yo͞o-stā′shən, -shē-ən, -kē-ən)
n. Anatomy
A slender tube that connects the tympanic cavity with the nasal part of the pharynx and serves to equalize air pressure on either side of the eardrum.

[After Bartolomeo Eustachio.]

Eustachian tube

(juːˈsteɪʃən)
n
(Anatomy) a tube that connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx and equalizes the pressure between the two sides of the eardrum
[C18: named after Bartolomeo Eustachio, 16th-century Italian anatomist]

Eu•sta′chian tube`

(yuˈsteɪ ʃən, -ˈsteɪ ki ən)
n.
(often l.c.) a canal extending from the middle ear to the pharynx.
[1735–45; after B. Eustachio; see -an1]

eu·sta·chian tube

(yo͞o-stā′shən)
A slender tube that connects the middle ear with the upper part of the pharynx, serving to equalize air pressure on either side of the eardrum.

eustachian tube

(or auditory tube) A tube between the middle ear and the throat. It helps to equalize air pressure.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Eustachian tube - either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynxEustachian tube - either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynx; equalizes air pressure on the two sides of the eardrum
salpinx - a tube in the uterus or the ear
middle ear, tympanic cavity, tympanum - the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear
Translations

Eustachian tube

[juːˌsteɪʃənˈtjuːb] Ntrompa f de Eustaquio

Eustachian tube

Eustachian tube

[juːˈsteɪʃnˈtjuːb] ntromba di Eustachio

Eustachian tube

n. trompa de Eustaquio, parte del conducto auditivo.

Eustachian tube

n trompa de Eustaquio
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Our objective in this study is to determine the reduction of rhinoliquorrhea rates by Eustachian tube (ET) obliteration in the context of a translabyrinthine approach performed following vestibular schwannoma (VS) excision.
Summary: American Hospital Dubai specialist part of international committee that mapped new study of Eustachian Tube
The effect of infection or inflammation in middle ear, nose or nasopharynx reflects Eustachian tube, so a knowledge of anatomy and physiology of it is necessary for proper diagnosis and treatment of the diseases.
Before surgery, all patients were subjected to regular HRCT scan of the temporal bone, pure tone audiometry (or multi-frequency steady-state and bone-conduction auditory brainstem response) and Eustachian tube function (Valsalva method) examinations.
We report a case of a lipoma inside the eustachian tube, an extremely rare location for this lesion.
It's called this because the middle ear and eustachian tube fill up with a gungy, glue-like fluid.
The 'pop' is the Eustachian tube connecting your middle ear to the back of your throat opening, letting air through.
Among the topics are the Eustachian tube, laboratory tests of vestibular and balance functioning, aural atresia and unilateral hearing loss, benign neoplasms of the temporal bone, and evaluating and managing pulsatile tinnitus.