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Medical Term:

tympanic opening of pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube


Definition: an opening in the anterior part of the tympanic cavity below the canal for the tensor tympani (muscle).

Synonym(s): ostium tympanicum tubae auditivaeTA, tympanic opening of eustachian tube

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