tense part of the tympanic membranemedical dictionary

The greater portion of the tympanic membrane which is tense and firm, contrasting with the small triangular flaccid part of tympanic membrane.

Synonyms: pars tensa membranae tympani, membrana tensa, membrana vibrans.

(05 Mar 2000)

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