hypotympanum

noun
hy·​po·​tym·​pa·​num | \ -ˈtim-pə-nəm How to pronounce hypotympanum (audio) \
plural hypotympana\ -​nə How to pronounce hypotympana (audio) \ also hypotympanums

Medical Definition of hypotympanum

: the lower part of the middle ear — compare epitympanum

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“Hypotympanum.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypotympana. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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