Definition of tympanic in English:

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tympanic

Pronunciation: /timˈpanik/

adjective

1 Anatomy Relating to or having a tympanum.
Example sentences
  • Impulses are conveyed via the glossopharyngeal nerve then via its tympanic branch to the tympanic plexus thence to the otic ganglion via the lesser superficial petrosal nerve.
  • Another theory proposed that absence of the bony plate overlying the carotid adjacent to the tympanic cavity may enable expansion of the vessel into the middle ear.
  • The persistent stapedial artery courses through the tympanic cavity, between the crura of the stapes and enters the facial canal distal to the geniculate ganglion.
2Resembling or acting like a drumhead.

Words that rhyme with tympanic

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Syllabification: tym·pan·ic

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