In such cases the symptoms may subside on free drainage being obtained by the simple act of paracentesis of the tympanic membrane.
One of the walls of this cavity persists as the tympanic membrane or drum.
They frequently abut on the tympanic membrane, so that their removal without injuring it may be well-nigh impossible.
The tympanic membrane is derived from the tissue which separates the meatus auditorius externus from the tympanic cavity.
Tinnitus aurium and vertigo are sometimes present, and may be troublesome if the wax rests upon the tympanic membrane.
If the exostoses be deeply situated, the tympanic membrane may be injured.
The wax should never be picked out with pin or sharp object except by a physician, lest injury be done to the tympanic membrane.
The distinct crackle, or clicking sound, is due to the movement of the ear-bones and the tympanic membrane.
You have not explained the phenomenon; how does that tympanic membrane communicate with the brain?
It is closed internally by the tympanic membrane, which separates it from the tympanic cavity or middle ear.
tympanic membrane n.
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