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superior recess of tympanic membrane

 

Definition: a space in the mucous membrane on the inner surface of the tympanic membrane between the flaccid part of the membrane and the neck of the malleus.

Synonym(s): recessus superior membranae tympanicaeTA, Prussak pouch, Prussak space

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