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Related to tympanic membrane: Tympanic membrane perforation
(Anatomy) anatomy the thin translucent oval membrane separating the external ear from the middle ear. It transmits vibrations produced by sound waves, via the ossicles, to the cochlea. Also called: tympanum Nontechnical name: eardrum
a membrane in the ear canal between the external ear and the middle ear; tympanic membrane.
(or eardrum) A membrane between the external and middle ear.
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|Noun||1.||tympanic membrane - 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