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anterior recess of tympanic membrane


Definition: a slitlike space on the tympanic wall between the anterior malleolar fold and the tympanic membrane.

Synonym(s): recessus anterior membranae tympanicaeTA, Tröltsch pockets, Tröltsch recesses

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