ear canal

noun

Definition of ear canal

  1. :  the tubular passage of the outer ear leading to the tympanic membrane

1859

First Known Use of ear canal

1859


EAR CANAL Defined for English Language Learners

ear canal

noun

Definition of ear canal for English Language Learners

  • : the tube that leads into the ear


Medical Dictionary

ear canal

noun

Medical Definition of ear canal

  1. :  the tubular passage of the outer ear leading to the tympanic membrane


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up ear canal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

sparing in use of food or drink

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • fox-in-front-of-cabin-in-winter
  • The month of December comes from a Latin word that referred to which month of the year?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ