Bartolommeo Eustachio


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Noun1.Bartolommeo Eustachio - Italian anatomist who was one of the fathers of modern anatomy; noted for descriptions of the ear and the heart (1520-1574)
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Since Italian anatomist Bartolommeo Eustachio (1524-1574) first described the auditory tube (eustachian tube) in 1563, research has shown that it has three main functions: ventilation, protection, and clearance of the middle ear.