acoustic meatus

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Noun1.acoustic meatus - either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membraneacoustic 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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It is the salivary gland of greatest volume, located behind and below the external acoustic meatus, partially covering the mandibular ramus and the masseter muscle, and it is closely related to the facial nerve that runs through it.
It consists of the auricle or pinna and the external acoustic meatus. The lateral surface of the auricle is irregularly concave, faces slightly forward, and displays numerous eminences and depressions.
It has been suggested that the presence of foreign body in the external acoustic meatus is a marker for SOM in children (6).
One of the main concerns relates to the possibility of an external acoustic meatus (EAM) collapse when supra-aural headphones are positioned.
Akita, "Origin, course and distribution of the nerves to the postero-superior wall of the external acoustic meatus," Anatomical Science International, vol.
The Henle's Spine (HS)/spina suprameatica/spina suprameatalis/meatal spine or spina meatus, is a small bony prominence anterior to the supramastoid pit at the posterosuperior margin of the bony external acoustic meatus (Figure 1).
Otitic cerumen and inspissated pus were collected from external ear close to external acoustic meatus with the help of sterile swabs moistened with sterile saline solution, while aural discharges were collected with dry sterile swab to perform cytological examination, bacteriological and mycological culture to identify the etiological agents.

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