Surgical incision into the eardrum, to relieve pressure or drain fluid.
- A myringotomy drains the fluids and prevents the build up of fluids in the future.
- The surgical procedures were adenoidectomy, myringotomy, and tympanoplasty.
- If fluid was apparent, myringotomy was performed, and the fluid was sent for culture.
For editors and proofreaders
Definition of myringotomy in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.