hy·​po·​tym·​pa·​num -ˈtim-pə-nəm How to pronounce hypotympanum (audio)
plural hypotympana -nə How to pronounce hypotympanum (audio) also hypotympanums
: the lower part of the middle ear compare epitympanum

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“Hypotympanum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypotympanum. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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