auditory meatus

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Related to auditory meatus: External Auditory Meatus
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Noun1.auditory meatus - either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membraneauditory meatus - either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
auricular point, auriculare - the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus
meatus - a natural body passageway
external ear, outer ear - the part of the ear visible externally
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Otoscopy detected a hard mass arising from the floor of the external auditory meatus.
In the absence of CC, Luc's abscess can be easily treated by limited surgical procedures either by pus drainage through an incision in the superior part of the external auditory meatus or through retroauricular incision combined with myringotomy and grommet insertion [7, 8].
The sound intensity of the vuvuzela can irreversibly damage the external auditory meatus.
A protruding mass was noted extending into the distal external auditory meatus on otological examination.
The external landmarks that approximate the foremen are varyingly described as the center of the head, the outer canthus of the eye or the external auditory meatus.
Fish et al described a case of B-cell lymphoma of the EAC in a 53-year-old woman who presented with painful swelling in the external auditory meatus.
The doctor examined him and found an oedematous and narrowed external auditory meatus.
4) Sensorineural hearing loss secondary to nerve compression in the internal auditory meatus has been reported.
Both HRCT and MRI scans are required to assess patency of the cochlea, involvement of the internal auditory meatus or possible communication between the subarachnoid space and the middle ear.