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posterior recess of tympanic membrane


Definition: a narrow pocket in the tympanic wall between the posterior malleolar fold and the tympanic membrane.

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

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