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English definition of “tympanic”

tympanic

adjective uk   /tɪmˈpæn.ɪk/ us    // specialized
relating to the eardrum (= thin piece of skin inside the ear that moves backwards and forwards when sound waves reach it, allowing you to hear sounds): the tympanic cavity/membraneThe ear
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