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Medical Term:

mallear folds

 

Definition: two ligamentous bands, anterior and posterior, creating folds on the tympanic side of the tympanic membrane extending from each extremity of the tympanic notch to the malleolar prominence; they mark the boundary between the tense and the flaccid portions of the tympanic membrane.

Synonym(s): plicae malleares (anterior et posterior)TA, plica membranae tympani

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