hypotympanum

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

Medical Definition of hypotympanum

: the lower part of the middle ear — compare epitympanum

Learn More About hypotympanum

Dictionary Entries Near hypotympanum

hypotympanic

hypotympanum

hypouricemia

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Hypotympanum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypotympanum. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!