The tympanic part of the temporal bone is a curved plate of bone lying below the squama and in front of the mastoid process. [ ]

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

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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


pars tympanica ossis temporalis

ectotympanic bone

tympanic part