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noun as in inside of ear

Strong match


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Their ears are smaller, which means loud noises can be perceived as 20 dB louder than what an adult eardrum would process.

Bone-conduction headphones allow you to experience audio sans any direct interaction with your ear canal or eardrum.

Look for clear discharge from the nose or ears, bruises around the eyes or behind the ears, and blood in the eardrums.

How precisely the lungs quiet these sounds at the eardrum remains unclear, but the net effect is a significant reduction in environmental noise that allows females to focus on the calls that matter, the researchers say.

An eardrum is just taut tissue that vibrates when sound waves hit it, ultimately translating the bleating and buzzing of the natural world into signals that get processed in the brain.

An earache in a child with a perfectly normal exam is more difficult to figure out than one with a bulging and inflamed eardrum.

He also failed a drug test and allegedly hit a bouncer so hard he punctured his eardrum.

The chants grew louder before reaching an eardrum-piercing crescendo when the 2013 Arab Idol glided on stage.

Monsieur Le Grand drummed till my own eardrum was nearly cracked.

But that burden of sound was almost too over-ponderous for the bethundered eardrum!

There was no speckle of light to classify and ignore, no susurrus of air molecules raining against the eardrum.

If a shell goes off too near you and the eardrum suffers, Dr. McKernon will be on the job to find out if he can't make a new one.

So do the adjacent molecules of air and so does the eardrum of a listener.

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On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to eardrum, such as: tympanum, and tympanic membrane.

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