ear canal

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ear canal

n.
The narrow, tubelike passage through which sound enters the ear. Also called external auditory canal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ear canal - either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membraneear canal - 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
Translations
zvukovod
conducto auditivo externo
korvakäytävä
gehoorgang
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Meanwhile, herpetic vesicles appeared on both his auriculas and inside both meatus acusticus externus (Figure 1).
The present study was designed to map the precise localization of nerves in the human cavum conchae (cavum conchae auricula) and the cartilaginous segment of the auditory canal (meatus acusticus externus cartilagineus, MAEC), using histology and immunohistochemistry to identify nerves.