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Medical Term:

tympanic notch


Definition: the notch in the superior part of the tympanic ring bridged by the flaccid part of the tympanic membrane.

Synonym(s): incisura tympanicaTA, incisura rivini, Rivinus incisure, Rivinus notch, tympanic incisure

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