external auditory canal

noun

Medical Definition of external auditory canal

: the auditory canal leading from the opening of the external ear to the eardrum

called also external acoustic meatus, external auditory meatus

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“External auditory canal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/external%20auditory%20canal. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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