Eardrum meaning

îrdrŭm
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The thin, semitransparent, oval-shaped membrane that separates the middle ear from the external ear.
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A thin membrane that separates the outer ear from the middle ear and transmits sound from the air to the malleus.
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The thin, semitransparent, oval-shaped membrane that separates the middle ear from the external ear.
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The thin, oval-shaped membrane that separates the middle ear from the outer ear. It vibrates in response to sound waves, which are then transmitted to the ossicles of the middle ear.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of eardrum - ear-drum

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
eardrum
Plural:
eardrums

Origin of eardrum