tympanic plate

noun

: a curved platelike bone that is part of the temporal bone and forms the floor and anterior wall of the external auditory canal

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“Tympanic plate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tympanic%20plate. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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