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acoustic meatus

Definition of the noun acoustic meatus

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  1. either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane

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Google previewBergman's Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation (2016)

by R. Shane Tubbs, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Marios Loukas

External acoustic meatus is absent, hypoplasia of middle ear, deformed ossicles, and absence of mastoid cell pneumatization – – Schuknecht Classification Type A B Description Atresia involves cartilaginous external acoustic meatus, ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

acoustic meatus [Gk, akoustikos, hearing; ...

Google previewTaber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2017)

by Donald Venes

SEE: external acoustic meatus; external auditory foramen. inferior nasal meatus Meatus nasi inferior. internal acoustic m. Internal auditory m. internal auditory m. The opening of the internal auditory canal into the cranial cavity located on the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences (2014)

sphenoid Internal acoustic meatus, facial canal, and stylomastoid foramen of temporal bone Internal acoustic meatus of temporal bone (does not exit temporal bone) Jugular foramen between temporal and occipital bones Jugular foramen ...

Google previewThe Five Senses and Beyond: The Encyclopedia of Perception (2016)

The Encyclopedia of Perception by Jennifer L. Hellier

Anatomy and Physiology Within the skull and inferior to the external ear, the facial nerve passes through an opening in the petrous portion of the temporal bone called the internal acoustic meatus. It travels a short distance, then turns sharply ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

See external acoustic meatus. meatus acusticus internus. See internal acoustic meatus. meatuses. See meatus. Mebaral, a sedative used as an anticonvulsant drug. Brand name for mephobarbital. mebendazole /məben′′dəzōl/, ...

Google previewDictionary of Hearing (2013)

by Maryanne Maltby

acoustic meatus np[Gk akoustikos pertaining to hearing; Lat meatus passage] The passage between thepinna andthe eardrum. acoustic nervenp One branchofthe cranial nerveVIII (the vestibulocochlear nerve) ...

Google previewDorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary (2011)

by Dorland

Tympanic membrane Internal acoustic meatus (meatus acusticus internus) Cochlea Bony external acoustic meatus...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Audiology (2003)

by Brad A. Stach

in a fixed direction acoustic insulation material designed to absorb sound waves acoustic meatus canal extending from the auricle to the tympanic membrane, SYN: external auditory meatus acoustic modification in hearing aid amplification, ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2012)

by Mosby

See external acoustic meatus. meatus acusticus internus. See internal acoustic meatus. meatuses. See meatus. Mebaral, a trademark for a sedative used as an anticonvulsant (mephobarbital). mebendazole /məben′dəzōl/, an anthelmintic. n ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

myokymia EAM= experimental allergic myositis EAM= experimental autoimmune myocarditis EAM = external acoustic meatus; external auditory meatus EAM = extra-articular manifestation EAMAF= East Africa Medical Assistance Foundation ...

Google previewDICTIONARY OF MEDICAL TERMS,6th ed. (2012)

acoustic meatus, leading from the external ear to the tympanic membrane). mechanical ventilation ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage

acoustic meatus n. 1. The passage...

running through the temporal bone, giving passage to the facial and vestibulocochlear nerves and to the labyrinthine artery and veins; internal acoustic meatuS. acoustic nerve n.

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