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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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If water doesn't drain properly from your ears, you can develop otitis externa, which results in inflammation and irritation of the ear canal.
It cleans, lubricates and protects your ear canal by trapping dirt and slowing the growth of bacteria.
When syringing doesn't clear the debris and particularly if the ear canal is narrow, microsuction is an alternative way to clear it.
Summary: While you may think you are removing earwax with an ear bud, a lot of the wax is actually being pushed in further down the ear canal
After taking a quick look in my ear canal with his otoscope instrument, he asked me, 'Are you using cotton-tipped applicators to clean your ears?
Everyday motions like chewing, jaw movements and growing skin in the ear canal help continuously move old earwax from inside the ears to the ear opening, where it flakes off or washes off when taking a shower.
Left untreated, the infections can become chronic, causing pain and irreparable damage to the ear canal or eardrum.
Left untreated, an infection can become chronic, causing pain and irreparable damage to the ear canal or eardrum.
In many types of infection there is a smelly discharge or the ear canal may be full of black wax.
Growing plants can contribute to seasonal allergies that can sensitize the skin within the ear canal.
We conducted a retrospective study to evaluate the clinical properties andfollow-up of patients with external ear canal cholesteatoma (EECC) who were treated conservatively.
Ear examination was carried out by wireless digital video otoscope and diagnosis was made by observing changes in ear canal from normal.