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flaccid part of tympanic membrane


Definition: triangular loose part of tympanic membrane between the malleolar folds.

Synonym(s): pars flaccida membranae tympanicaeTA, flaccid membrane, membrana flaccida, Rivinus membrane, Shrapnell membrane

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