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tubal air cells (of pharyngotympanic tube)


Definition: occasional small air cells in the inferior wall of the pharyngotympanic tube, near the tympanic orifice, communicating with the tympanic cavity.

Synonym(s): cellulae pneumaticae tubae auditivaeTA, air cells of auditory tube

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