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ear·drum

 (îr′drŭm′)
n.
The thin, semitransparent, oval-shaped membrane that separates the middle ear from the external ear. Also called tympanic membrane, tympanum.

eardrum

(ˈɪəˌdrʌm)
n
(Anatomy) the nontechnical name for tympanic membrane

ear•drum

(ˈɪərˌdrʌm)

n.
a membrane in the ear canal between the external ear and the middle ear; tympanic membrane.
[1635–45]

ear·drum

(îr′drŭm′)
The thin, oval-shaped membrane that separates the middle ear from the outer ear. It vibrates in response to sound waves, which are then transmitted to the three small bones of the middle ear. Also called tympanic membrane.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eardrum - the membrane in the ear that vibrates to soundeardrum - the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
ear - the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
perforated eardrum - an eardrum with a hole or tear in it; can interfere with normal hearing and cause other ear problems
umbo - a slight rounded elevation where the malleus attaches to the eardrum
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
Translations
طَبْلَةُ الُأذُنطَبْلَة الأُذن
bubínek
trommehinde
tärykalvo
bubnjić
hljóîhimna
鼓膜
고막
tympanum
ušný bubienok
trumhinna
เยื่อแก้วหู
màng nhĩ

eardrum

[ˈɪədrʌm] Ntímpano m

eardrum

[ˈɪərdrʌm] ntympan m

eardrum

[ˈɪəˌdrʌm] ntimpano

ear1

() noun
1. the part of the head by means of which we hear, or its external part only. Her new hair-style covers her ears.
2. the sense or power of hearing especially the ability to hear the difference between sounds. sharp ears; He has a good ear for music.
ˈearache noun
pain in the inner part of the ear.
ˈeardrum noun
the layer of tissue separating the inner from the outer ear.
ˈearlobe noun
the soft lower part of the ear.
ˈearmark verb
to set aside (for a particular purpose). This money is earmarked for our holiday.
ˈearring noun
an ornament worn attached to the ear. silver earrings.
ˈearshot noun
the distance at which sound can be heard. He did not hear her last remark as he was out of earshot.
be all ears
to listen with keen attention. The children were all ears when their father was describing the car crash.
go in one ear and out the other
not to make any lasting impression. I keep telling that child to work harder but my words go in one ear and out the other.
play by ear
to play (music) without looking at and without having memorized printed music.
up to one's ears (in)
deeply involved (in). I'm up to my ears in work.

eardrum

طَبْلَةُ الُأذُن bubínek trommehinde Trommelfell τύμπανο του αφτιού tímpano tärykalvo tympan bubnjić timpano 鼓膜 고막 trommelvlies trommehinne błona bębenkowa tímpano барабанная перепонка trumhinna เยื่อแก้วหู kulak zarı màng nhĩ 耳膜

ear·drum

n. tímpano del oído.

eardrum, ear drum

n tímpano
References in periodicals archive ?
All patients had experienced sequelae of chronic otitis media, including a perforated pars tensa of 50% or greater in area.
32] and accepted by many clinicians are as follows: "(1) a white mass medial to normal tympanic membrane, (2) a normal pars flaccida and pars tensa, (3) no prior history of otorrhea or perforation, (4) no prior otologic procedures, (5) exclusion of canal atresia and intramembranous and giant cholesteatomas, and (6) prior bouts of otitis media were not grounds for exclusion".
Efficacy of fat plug myringoplasty in small and dry perforations of pars tensa.
They may occur in the pars flaccida (82%) and pars tensa (18%), extending towards the Prussak's space9.
CSOM is usually classified into two types: tubotympanic and atticoantral depending on whether disease process affects pars tensa or flaccida of the tympanic membrane.
Pars tensa cholesteatomas begin along the pars tensa and grow medial into the facial recess and sinus tympani (sinus cholesteatomas).
Tos and Lau divided cholesteatoma into three groups as follows; (I) Attic cholesteatoma, originating in a retraction (perforation) of shrapnel's membrane and extending to the attic from where it spreads to the aditus and antrum; (2) Sinus cholesteatoma, originating in a postero-superior retraction of the pars tensa (perforation) and spreading to the tympanic sinus and medial to the incus and malleus up toward the attic; and (3) tensa retraction of the entire pars tensa, lining all walls of the tympanic cavity and spreading medially to the anterior and posterior malleus folds toward the attic.
The pars flaccida and a small portion of the pars tensa with myringosclerosis are preserved.
Acquired cholesteatoma might develop from a retraction pocket of the pars flaccida, pars tensa, or both and from basal cell invasion through the basilar membrane and could be a sequela of the dysfunction of middle ear pressure regulation.
Ear findings-left small central perforation on anteroinferior quadrant of pars tensa with pulsatile discharge.
Patients in the group with normal CLE had a normal-appearing TM, neotympanum, limited plaques of tympanosclerosis, and mild retractions (according to a modified Sade classification: medial displacement of the pars flaccida and/or pars tensa, without contacting the ossicular chain and without signs of bony erosion).

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