hypotympanum

The lower part of the tympanic cavity. It is separated by a bony wall from the jugular bulb.

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hy·po·tym·pa·num -'tim-pə-nəm n, pl -na -nə also -nums the lower part of the middle ear compare EPITYMPANUM

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hy·po·tym·pa·num (hi″po-timґpə-nəm) a space in the middle ear, below the lower edge of the sulcus tympanicus of the temporal bone.

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  • Hypotympanum — Hy|po|tym|pa|num das; s, ...na <zu ↑hypo... u. ↑Tympanum> unterster, unter dem Niveau des Trommelfells gelegener Teil der Paukenhöhle (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • hypotympanum — hy·po·tympanum …   English syllables

  • hypotympanum — “+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from hypo + tympanum : the lower part of the middle ear compare epitympanum …   Useful english dictionary

  • гипотимпанум — (hypotympanum; гипо + лат. tympanum барабан) нижняя часть барабанной полости, верхняя граница которой проходит через нижний край рукоятки молоточка …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Гипоти́мпанум — (hypotympanum; гипо (Гип ) + лат. tympanum барабан) нижняя часть барабанной полости, верхняя граница которой проходит через нижний край рукоятки молоточка …   Медицинская энциклопедия

  • hypotympanic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at hypo + adjective Etymology: in sense 1, from hypo + tympanic; in sense 2, from New Latin hypotympanum + English ic 1. : located below the tympanum 2. : of or relating to the hypotympanu …   Useful english dictionary

  • epitympanum — SYN: epitympanic recess. * * * epi·tym·pa·num tim pə nəm n the upper portion of the middle ear compare HYPOTYMPANUM * * * epi·tym·pa·num (ep″ĭ timґpə nəm) recessus epitympanicus …   Medical dictionary

  • hypotympanotomy — Operative procedure for the excision, without sacrifice of hearing, of small tumors confined to the lower portion of the tympanic cavity. [hypo + G. tympanon, tympanum, + tome, incision] * * * hy·po·tym·pa·not·o·my (hi″po tim″pə …   Medical dictionary

  • tumor — 1. Any swelling or tumefaction. 2. SYN: neoplasm. 3. One of the four signs of inflammation (t., calor, dolor, rubor) enunciated by Celsus. [L. t., a swelling] acinar cell t. a …   Medical dictionary

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