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tym·pan·ic

 (tĭm-păn′ĭk)
adj.
1. Relating to or resembling a drum.
2. also tym·pa·nal (tĭm′pə-nəl) Anatomy Of or relating to the middle ear or eardrum.

[From Latin tympanum, drum; see tympanum.]

tympanic

(tɪmˈpænɪk)
adj
1. (Architecture) anatomy architect of, relating to, or having a tympanum
2. (Music, other) of, relating to, or resembling a drumhead

tym•pan•ic

(tɪmˈpæn ɪk)

adj.
pertaining or belonging to a tympanum.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tympanic - resembling a drum
2.tympanic - associated with the eardrumtympanic - associated with the eardrum    
Translations

tympanic

adj (Anat) tympanic boneMittelohrknochen m; tympanic membraneTrommelfell nt, → Tympanum nt (spec)

tym·pan·ic

a. timpánico-a, resonante; rel. al tímpano
___ membranemembrana ___;
___ resonanceresonancia ___.

tympanic

adj timpánico
References in periodicals archive ?
A branch from the geniculate ganglion near the greater superficial petrosal nerve, which developed earlier, is reduced to a communication as the tympanic plexus and the lesser petrosal nerve develop from the IXth cranial nerve.
5] The bony tube, the anterolateral cartilaginous lamina, and the tubal mucosa are innervated by the tubal branch of Jacobson's nerve and the tympanic plexus.
The innervation of the parotid involves the preganglionic parasympathetic portion of the gland, beginning in the inferior salivatory nucleus and passing via the glossopharyngeal nerve, the tympanic plexus, and the lesser petrosal nerve to the oticganglion.