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Tympanic Membrane
MeSH HeadingTympanic Membrane
Tree NumberA09.246.272.702
Annotationdo not confuse with TYMPANUM; / surg: consider MYRINGOPLASTY & TYMPANOPLASTY
Scope NoteAn oval semitransparent membrane separating the external EAR CANAL from the tympanic cavity ( EAR, MIDDLE). It contains three layers: the skin of the external ear canal; the core of radially and circularly arranged collagen fibers; and the MUCOSA of the middle ear.
Entry TermEardrum
See AlsoMyringoplasty
See AlsoTympanoplasty
Allowable QualifiersAB AH BS CH CY DE EM EN GD IM IN IR ME MI PA PH PP PS RA RE RI SE SU TR UL US VI
Date of Entry19990101
Unique IDD014432


MeSH Tree Structures

 
Sense Organs [A09]
   Ear [A09.246]
      Ear, External [A09.246.272]
Ear Auricle [A09.246.272.197]
Ear Canal [A09.246.272.396]
Ear Cartilage [A09.246.272.549]
Arrow pointing to current tree nodeTympanic Membrane [A09.246.272.702]

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