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in music, percussion instrument consisting of a hemispherical metal vessel over which a membrane is stretched, played with soft-headed wooden drumsticks. Of ancient origin, it appeared early in Europe, probably imported from the Middle East by crusaders in the 12th
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Electromyogram of the tensor tympani muscle in man during swallowing.
Then the milkglass air will drain a step lighter up the scale, an entire stagering flight, and blood pound black tympani in the inner ear: the fadeout colors, stream of all that is passing together with all the tender, unquenchable--Damn.
The most suitable position of the electrode to provide more acceptable clinical outcomes is in the scala tympani [1-3].
Chorda tympani is not found to lie in the way of the endoscope, therefore there is a less chance of injury to it.
Spots of IBA1+ cells were detected on the undersurface of the basilar membrane in the scala tympani and the stria vascularis (Figure 1, arrows) and were abundantly present at the endosteal layer of the cochlea, especially at the early postnatal stages (Figure 1, asterisks).
We noticed a structure that was thicker than the fibrocartilaginous annulus of the tympanic membrane and which was mobilized with the mobilization of the chorda tympani. We recognized that this structure was the mastoid segment of the facial nerve, and that the full length of the mastoid segment was exposed (figure).
There was also soft tissue seen in the sinus tympani (Figures 1-3).
Columbus, OH, September 05, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Caring Things, Inc is announcing the launch of a new smart thermometer, Tympani, that surpassed the initial goal of $10,000.
Ear surgeons are increasingly concerned about protecting the chorda tympani nerve while avoiding injury to the facial nerve during cochlear implant surgery.
Along the NI via the chorda tympani, sensory fibers derived from the gustatory receptors travel from the anterior two-thirds of the tongue, floor of the mouth, and palate, directed to the superior pole of the solitary nucleus in the medulla.
The bare-bones accompaniment, strings, organ, tympani and three trumpets, gives the Mass a light and transparent quality.
Feuerwerksmusik by Georg Friedrich Handel, arranged for 8 horns and tympani by Peter Damm.