tegmen tympani

noun

tegmen tym·​pa·​ni -ˈtim-pə-ˌnī How to pronounce tegmen tympani (audio)
: a thin plate of bone that covers the middle ear and separates it from the cranial cavity

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“Tegmen tympani.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tegmen%20tympani. Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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