external auditory meatus

the canal extending from the opening in the external ear to the tympanic membrane.

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  • external auditory meatus — exter′nal au′ditory mea′tus n. anat. the canal extending from the opening in the external ear to the tympanic membrane …   From formal English to slang

  • external auditory meatus — noun : the passage leading from the external ear opening to the eardrum …   Useful english dictionary

  • external auditory meatus reflex — Kisch r …   Medical dictionary

  • isthmus of external auditory meatus — a narrowing in the osseous part of the meatus about 2 cm from the internal end of the concha …   Medical dictionary

  • External acoustic meatus — Infobox Anatomy Name =External acoustic meatus Latin = meatus acusticus externus GraySubject = 229 GrayPage = 1036 Caption = Anatomy of the human ear. Caption2 = Precursor = groove (cleft) of the first branchial arch. [EmbryologyUNC|hednk|022]… …   Wikipedia

  • external acoustic meatus — noun : external auditory meatus …   Useful english dictionary

  • external auditory canal — n the auditory canal leading from the opening of the external ear to the eardrum called also external acoustic meatus, external auditory meatus * * * meatus acusticus externus …   Medical dictionary

  • Auditory meatus — can refer to: * external auditory meatus * internal auditory meatus …   Wikipedia

  • auditory meatus — noun either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane • Syn: ↑acoustic meatus, ↑ear canal, ↑auditory canal, ↑external auditory canal • Hypernyms: ↑meatus • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • external auditory canal — ▪ anatomy also called  External Auditory Meatus, or External Acoustic Meatus,    passageway that leads from the outside of the head to the tympanic membrane, or eardrum (ear, human) membrane, of each ear. The structure of the external auditory… …   Universalium

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