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ear canal

n.
The narrow, tubelike passage through which sound enters the ear. Also called external auditory canal.
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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
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Translations
zvukovod
conducto auditivo externo
korvakäytävä
gehoorgang
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