posttympanic

adjective
post·​tympanic

Definition of posttympanic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: situated behind the tympanic bone or external auditory meatus

posttympanic

noun
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Definition of posttympanic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a posttympanic part specifically : a posttympanic ossicle present in some mammals

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History and Etymology for posttympanic

Adjective

post- + tympanic

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“Posttympanic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/posttympanic. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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