Definition of eardrum
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First Known Use of eardrum
EARDRUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eardrum for English Language Learners
: a thin, tightly stretched piece of tissue in the ear that vibrates when sound waves hit it
EARDRUM Defined for Kids
Definition of eardrum for Students
: the membrane that separates the outer and middle parts of the ear and vibrates when sound waves strike it
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