tympanic bone

noun

Definition of tympanic bone

: a bone of the skull of a mammal that encloses a part of the middle ear, supports the tympanic membrane, and is often fused with the temporal bone

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“Tympanic bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tympanic%20bone. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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