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Ear, Middle MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Ear, Middle
Tree Number(s)
A09.246.397
Unique ID
D004432
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004432
Annotation
/surg: consider TYMPANOPLASTY; inflammation = OTITIS MEDIA; injuries caused by pressure = EAR, MIDDLE /‌inj (IM) + BAROTRAUMA (IM); middle ear effusions = OTITIS MEDIA WITH EFFUSION
Scope Note
The space and structures directly internal to the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE and external to the inner ear (LABYRINTH). Its major components include the AUDITORY OSSICLES and the EUSTACHIAN TUBE that connects the cavity of middle ear (tympanic cavity) to the upper part of the throat.
Entry Term(s)
Middle Ear
Tympanic Cavity
Tympanum
See Also
Acoustic Impedance Tests
Tympanoplasty
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2007/07/09
Ear, Middle Preferred
Tympanic Cavity Narrower
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