Tympanic-bone meaning

The part of the temporal bone of the skull that partially encloses the middle ear and supports the eardrum.
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A bone in the skull of mammals, supporting the eardrum and partly enclosing the middle ear.
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The part of the temporal bone of the skull that partially encloses the middle ear and supports the eardrum.
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(anatomy) A bone of the skull which encloses part of the tympanum and supports the tympanic membrane.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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