Synonyms

1. tympanum

noun. ['ˈtɪmpənəm'] the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear.

Synonyms

  • malleus
  • ossicle
  • stapes
  • middle ear
  • cavity
  • bonelet
  • incus
  • auditory tube
  • hammer
  • tympanic cavity
  • cavum
  • anvil
  • bodily cavity
  • stirrup
  • Eustachian tube
  • ossiculum

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Example sentences of the word tympanum


1. Noun, singular or mass
Turtles don't hear well because they lack the ear drum or tympanum that other species have.

2. tympanum

noun. ['ˈtɪmpənəm'] a large hemispherical brass or copper percussion instrument with a drumhead that can be tuned by adjusting the tension on it.

Synonyms

  • kettledrum
  • timpani
  • kettle
  • percussion instrument
  • tympani

Antonyms

  • inattention

3. tympanum

noun. ['ˈtɪmpənəm'] the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound.

Synonyms

  • tissue layer
  • tympanic membrane
  • ear
  • umbo
  • eardrum
  • myringa
  • perforated eardrum
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