auditory meatus

auditory meatus
either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
Hypernyms: ↑meatus
Part Holonyms: ↑external ear, ↑outer ear
Part Meronyms: ↑auriculare, ↑auricular point

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noun or auditory canal
: either of two passages of the ear — human anatomy sometimes called acoustic meatus; compare external auditory meatus, internal auditory meatus; see ear illustration

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  • Auditory meatus — can refer to: * external auditory meatus * internal auditory meatus …   Wikipedia

  • auditory meatus — n AUDITORY CANAL * * * see auditory canal …   Medical dictionary

  • auditory meatus — auditory canal …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Internal auditory meatus — Infobox Bone Name = Internal auditory meatus Latin = meatus acusticus internus GraySubject = 34 GrayPage = 143 Caption = Left temporal bone. Inner surface. Caption2 = Diagrammatic view of the fundus of the right internal acoustic meatus. System …   Wikipedia

  • auditory meatus bony external — m. acusticus externus osseus …   Medical dictionary

  • auditory meatus bony internal — m. acusticus internus …   Medical dictionary

  • auditory meatus cartilaginous external — m. acusticus externus cartilagineus …   Medical dictionary

  • auditory meatus external — m. acusticus externus …   Medical dictionary

  • auditory meatus internal — m. acusticus internus …   Medical dictionary

  • auditory canal — n either of two passages of the ear called also acoustic meatus, auditory meatus see EXTERNAL AUDITORY CANAL, INTERNAL AUDITORY CANAL …   Medical dictionary

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