1. Like a tympanum or drum; acting like a drumhead; as, a tympanic membrane.

2. <anatomy> Of or pertaining to the tympanum.

<anatomy> Tympanic bone See the Note under Ear.

See: Tympanum.

<anatomy> The tympanic bone.

(01 Mar 1998)

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