eardrum

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eardrum

[′ir‚drəm]
(anatomy)
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SINGER Ed Sheeran needs surgery after bursting his ear drum.
With modern surgical techniques, the ear canal can even be rebuilt and the ear drum repaired.
Ear infections that do not receive proper treatment may cause permanent hearing loss or damage to the ear canal and ear drum.
There is usually a slow and orderly migration of the skin lining the ear canal from the ear drum to the outer opening of the ear canal.
Justin Bieber told his fans last Wednesday that he "busted" his ear drum while sky diving.
On the other side of the ear drum is the middle ear, a small chamber which is connected to the nose and the throat via a small tube called Eustachian tube.
Bennett said, "The Bonebridge implant is intended to improve hearing by replicating the actions of the ear drum.
We evaluated ossicular chain reconstruction in patients with idiopathic incus necrosis who have conductive hearing loss and an intact ear drum.
The politician, who died on Friday, lost his hearing during a routine operation to repair a perforated ear drum, but went on to represent Stoke-on-Trent in Parliament for 26 years, retiring in 1992.
Officers say the unnamed victim sustained a perforated ear drum, a black eye, a broken tooth and other minor injuries.
It is dangerous to leave it as sometimes they can rupture the ear drum.
The middle ear is a closed, air-filled chamber, separated from the outer ear by the ear drum, and ventilated by the Eustachian tube.