myringa


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myringa

(məˈrɪŋɡə)
n
(Anatomy) the eardrum
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Noun1.myringa - the membrane in the ear that vibrates to soundmyringa - the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
ear - the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
perforated eardrum - an eardrum with a hole or tear in it; can interfere with normal hearing and cause other ear problems
umbo - a slight rounded elevation where the malleus attaches to the eardrum
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
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Terms myringitis and myringoplastica don't associate on the name of the involved structure-eardrum (membrana tympanica) because they are derived from the term myringa (Stamatakos; Mosby's Medical Dictionary, 2013).
To relieve the pressure from excessive fluid in the middle ear, a physician may perform a myringotomy--that is, create a small hole in the eardrum ("myringa" in Latin) through which infected fluid can be withdrawn and proper air pressure in the middle ear can be restored.
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