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jugular wall of middle ear


Definition: the floor of the tympanic cavity; a thin plate of bone separating the tympanic cavity from the jugular fossa.

Synonym(s): paries jugularis cavi tympaniTA, floor of tympanic cavity, fundus tympani, inferior wall of tympanic cavity

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