external acoustic meatus

Type:Term

Definitions
1. the passage leading inward through the tympanic portion of the temporal bone, from the auricle to the tympanic membrane; it consists of a bony (inner) portion and a fibrocartilaginous (outer) portion, the cartilaginous external acoustic meatus.

Synonyms
meatus acusticus externus , antrum auris , auditory canal , ear canal , external auditory meatus

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