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Tympanic Membrane MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Tympanic Membrane
Tree Number(s)
A09.246.272.702
Unique ID
D014432
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D014432
Annotation
do not confuse with TYMPANUM; /‌surg: consider MYRINGOPLASTY & TYMPANOPLASTY
Scope Note
An 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 Term(s)
Eardrum
NLM Classification #
WV 225
See Also
Myringoplasty
Tympanoplasty
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Tympanic Membrane Preferred
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