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Definition of the noun acoustic meatus
What does acoustic meatus mean as a name of something?
- either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
- lexical domain: Body Parts - nouns denoting body parts
- synonyms of acoustic meatus: auditory canal / auditory meatus / ear canal / external auditory canal
- more generic word: meatus = a natural body passageway
- part of: external ear / outer ear = the part of the ear visible externally
- part: auricular point / auriculare = the craniometric point at the center of the opening of the external acoustic meatus
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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, ...
Tympanic membrane Internal acoustic meatus (meatus acusticus internus) Cochlea Bony external acoustic meatus...
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, ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
A tonguelike projection of the cartilage of the auricle in front of the opening of the external acoustic meatus and continuous with the cartilage of this canal. SYN hircus (3). 2. sEE tragi (2) [G. tragos, goat, in allusion to the hairs growing on the ...
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
See internal acoustic meatus. meatuses. See meatus. Mebaral, a sedative used as an anticonvulsant drug. Brand name for mephobarbital. mebendazole /məben ′′dəzōl/, an anthelmintic. n indications: It is prescribed in the treatment of ...
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 ...
acoustic meatus [Gk, akoustikos, hearing; L, meatus, a passage], the external or internal canal of the ear. acoustic ...
by Philip Winn
also leaves the skull via the internal acoustic meatus. The vestibular component carries sensory information from specialized receptors in the inner ear to the vestibular ...
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 ...
Dictionary 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) ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company, American Heritage
acoustic meatus n. 1.
canal 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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