tensor tympani
tensor tym·pa·ni -'tim-pə-.nī n a small muscle of the middle ear that is located in the bony canal just above the bony part of the eustachian tube, that arises from the canal containing it, from the cartilaginous portion of the eustachian tube, and from the adjacent greater wing of the sphenoid bone, that is inserted by a long tendon into the manubrium of the malleus near its base, and that serves to adjust the tension of the tympanic membrane called also tensor tympani muscle

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  • Tensor tympani — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus tensor tympani GraySubject = 231 GrayPage = 1046 Caption = The right membrana tympani with the hammer and the chorda tympani, viewed from within, from behind, and from above. Caption2 = The medial… …   Wikipedia

  • Tensor tympani — Musculus tensor tympani Ursprung Tuba auditiva Ansatz Hammergriff Funktion Spanner des Trommelfells Innerv …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • tensor tympani — noun A muscle of the tympanic cavity, in the ear. Syn: tensor tympani muscle …   Wiktionary

  • tensor tympani — noun a small muscle in the middle ear that tenses to protect the eardrum • Hypernyms: ↑tensor …   Useful english dictionary

  • tensor tympani muscle — tensor muscle of tympanic membrane musculus tensor tympani …   Medical dictionary

  • Musculus tensor tympani — Mittelohr mit der Insertionsstelle des Musculus tensor typani Ursprung Tuba auditiva Ansatz Hammergriff …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • M. tensor tympani — Musculus tensor tympani Ursprung Tuba auditiva Ansatz Hammergriff Funktion Spanner des Trommelfells Innerv …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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