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eardrum

[′ir‚drəm]
(anatomy)
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When broadcaster Gaby Roslin's eardrum burst following on from a debilitating ear infection, she suffered temporary tinnitus and impaired hearing.
In it she is alleged to have said that had her eardrum not been "exploding" she would have "dragged the kid out of his mother's arms and stomped him to death".
The Cochrane Database published a systematic review of 9 randomized controlled trials in which systemic antibiotics were compared with topical antibiotics or antiseptics for the treatment of chronically discharging ears with underlying eardrum perforations in more than 800 patients of all ages.
METHOD FOR STUDYING EARDRUMS WILL ADVANCE TREATMENTS FOR HEARING LOSS -- Scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have developed a new, more powerful way to study how the eardrum responds to sound, a technique that will lead to better methods for repairing damaged eardrums and diagnosing and treating hearing loss brought on by heredity, infections, or exposure to loud sounds or music.
It's actually a suction push-pull type sensation on the eardrum, which does cause some discomfort.
If the child has glue ear, the doctor will see that the eardrum has been sucked inwards.
To this day, my eardrums shrivel at the thought of the racket made by the great dancer Louise Lecavalier, as she brandished a wand that broke a light beam, which, in turn, generated an electronic cacophony akin to a hundred chalk sticks drawn over a hundred blackboards.
Why is there no bill of rights for the protection of eardrums from all that Boom
As for physiological quirks, the frogs' eardrums are unusually deep in their skulls.
In case you were wondering, there are a few well-deserved burst eardrums at said finance arm.
Be especially careful when listening to music through headphones, because the sound is so close to the eardrums.
This means that the air pressure against the outside part of your eardrums is greater than the pressure against the inside part o your eardrums.