eardrum

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eardrum

[′ir‚drəm]
(anatomy)
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3) Signs Middle ear fluid 79 (100) Pars tensa retraction 26 (32.
Myringotomized mice develop myringosclerosis in the pars flaccida and not in the pars tensa.
A subtotal perforation of at least 50% of the pars tensa was created with an otologic sickle knife.
We found that anterior and inferior pars tensa lesions, with or without squamous debris, can be successfully reduced, but that posterosuperior retractions respond less well when the ossicular chain has been eroded.

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