acoustic meatus cartilaginous external

m. acusticus externus cartilagineus.

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  • meatus acusticus externus cartilagineus — [TA] cartilaginous external acoustic meatus: the cartilaginous part of the external acoustic meatus, found lateral to the bony part …   Medical dictionary

  • meatus acusticus externus — [TA] external acoustic meatus: the passage of the external ear leading to the tympanic membrane, divided into an outer cartilaginous meatus and an inner bony meatus. Called also external auditory m. or canal and m. auditorius externus …   Medical dictionary

  • cartilago meatus acustici — [TA] cartilage of acoustic meatus: the trough shaped cartilage of the cartilaginous part of the external acoustic meatus; called also meatal cartilage …   Medical dictionary

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  • Cartilage — Firm, rubbery tissue that cushions bones at joints. A more flexible kind of cartilage connects muscles with bones and makes up other parts of the body, such as the larynx and the outside parts of the ears. * * * A connective tissue characterized… …   Medical dictionary

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