"Tympanic Membrane" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An oval semitransparent membrane separating the external EAR CANAL from the tympanic cavity (EAR, MIDDLE). It contains three layers: the skin of the external ear canal; the core of radially and circularly arranged collagen fibers; and the MUCOSA of the middle ear.
- Tympanic Membrane
- Membrane, Tympanic
- Membranes, Tympanic
- Tympanic Membranes
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