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Tensor Tympani MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Tensor Tympani
Tree Number(s)
A02.633.567.975
A09.246.397.749
Unique ID
D013719
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D013719
Annotation
/growth: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT; /‌embryol: coordinate with MUSCLE DEVELOPMENT if pertinent
Scope Note
A short muscle that arises from the pharyngotympanic tube (EUSTACHIAN TUBE) and inserts into the handle of the MALLEUS. This muscle pulls the handle medially thus controlling the tension and movement of TYMPANIC MEMBRANE.
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under TYMPANIC MEMBRANE 1963-90
History Note
91(63); was see under TYMPANIC MEMBRANE 1963-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08
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