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synonyms for tympanum

  • tympanic membrane
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How to use tympanum in a sentence

O thou philosophic Teufelsdrockh, that listenest while others only gabble, and with thy quick tympanum hearest the grass grow!
SARTOR RESARTUSTHOMAS CARLYLE
When the tympanum vibrates under the influence of the voice, the stylus acts as a pawl and turns a ratchet-wheel.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
The tympanum T is that which is used for recording the sounds, and M is a mouthpiece, which is fixed to it for speaking purposes.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
The other tympanum, T', reproduces the sounds; and E E is a branched ear-piece, conveying them to the two ears of the listener.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
The air bladder therefore assists the ear of the catfish as the tympanum and its bones assist the ear of the higher animals.
APPLETONS' POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY, JULY 1899VARIOUS
But how could a being without acoustic nerve and without a tympanum hear?
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
In Bufo occidentalis the tympanum usually is indistinct and sometimes completely covered, and it is absent in bocourti.
THE AMPHIBIANS AND REPTILES OF MICHOACN, MXICOWILLIAM E. DUELLMAN
Praise delights even the tympanum of an Arab, and flattery gains favors in the most unexpected quarter.
MISS CAPRICEST. GEORGE RATHBORNE
In the tympanum over the central doorway is a figure of S. Lawrence lying nude on a gridiron.
CATHEDRAL CITIES OF ITALYWILLIAM WIEHE COLLINS
The middle ear contains three bones that convey the vibrations of the tympanum to the internal ear.
PHYSICSWILLIS EUGENE TOWER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO TYMPANUM

  • tympanic membrane
  • tympanum
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