tubotympanic
tu·bo·tym·pan·ic (too″bo-tim-panґik) pertaining to the auditory tube and tympanic cavity.

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  • tubotympanic, tubotympanal — Relating to the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube and the tympanic cavity of the ear …   Medical dictionary

  • tubotympanic canal — see under recess …   Medical dictionary

  • tubotympanic disease — inflammatory disease of the middle ear resulting from eustachian tube dysfunction and decreased pressure in the tympanic cavity …   Medical dictionary

  • tubotympanic recess — the elongate recess derived from the first pharyngeal pouch; its distal part contributes to the formation of the tympanic membrane, its proximal part elongates to form the pharyngotympanic tube, and its cavity gives rise to the tympanic cavity… …   Medical dictionary

  • canal — A duct or channel; a tubular structure. SEE ALSO: c., duct. SYN: canalis [TA]. [L. canalis] abdominal c. SYN: inguinal c.. accessory c. a channel leading from the root …   Medical dictionary

  • Eustachian tube — Infobox Anatomy Name = Eustachian tube Latin = tuba auditiva GraySubject = 230 GrayPage = 1042 Caption = Anatomy of the human ear. Caption2 = MapPos = Eustachian Tube MapCaption = The middle ear Precursor = first branchial pouch System = Artery …   Wikipedia

  • Tympanic cavity — Infobox Anatomy Name = PAGENAME Latin = cavitas tympani GraySubject = 230 GrayPage = 1037 Caption = The cochlea and vestibule, viewed from above. (Tympanic cavity labeled at upper right.) Caption2 = MapPos = Tympanic cavity | MapCaption = Bones… …   Wikipedia

  • recess — A small hollow or indentation. SYN: recessus [TA]. [L. recessus] anterior r. a circumscript deepening of the interpeduncular fossa in the direction of the mamillary bodies. SYN: recessus anterior [TA]. anterior r. of tympanic …   Medical dictionary

  • Tympanosclerosis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 H74.0 ICD 9 385.0 Tympanosclerosis (also known as …   Wikipedia

  • tubotympanal — adj. relating to the tympanic cavity and the Eustachian tube. * * * tu·bo·tym·pa·nal (too″bo timґpə nəl) tubotympanic …   Medical dictionary

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