external auditory meatus(redirected from External acoustic meatus)
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external auditory meatus[ek′stərn·əl ′ȯd·ə‚tȯr·ē mē′ād·əs]
The external passage of the ear, leading to the tympanic membrane in reptiles, birds, and mammals.
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