The tympanic part of the temporal bone is a curved plate of bone lying below the squama and in front of the mastoid process. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tympanic_part_of_the_temporal_bone ]

Synonyms: tympanic part of temporal bone pars tympanica (os temporale)

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http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/96/Gray137.png

editor note

TODO distinguish ecto- and ento- tympanics

consider merging with tympanic ring. See discussion page on wikipedia page for ectotympanic

has related synonym

pars tympanica

tympanic bone

ectotympanic

pars tympanica ossis temporalis

ectotympanic bone

tympanic part

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