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Medical Term:

cartilage of pharyngotympanic tube


the trough-shaped cartilage that forms the medial wall, roof, and part of the lateral wall of the pharyngotympanic tube.

Synonym(s): cartilago tubae auditivaeTA, cartilage of auditory tube, tubal cartilage

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