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eardrum

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noun ear·drum \-ˌdrəm\

Simple Definition of eardrum

  • : a thin, tightly stretched piece of tissue in the ear that vibrates when sound waves hit it

Full Definition of eardrum

1645

First Known Use of eardrum

1645


EARDRUM Defined for Kids

eardrum

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noun ear·drum \ˈir-ˌdrəm\

Definition of eardrum

  1. :  the membrane that separates the outer and middle parts of the ear and vibrates when sound waves strike it




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noun ear·drum \-ˌdrəm\

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