Tym*pan"ic [See Tympanum.]


Like a tympanum or drum; acting like a drumhead; as, a tympanic membrane.

2. Anat.

Of or pertaining to the tympanum.

Tympanic bone Anat., a bone of the skull which incloses a part of the tympanum and supports the tympanic membrane. -- Tympanic membrane. Anat. See the Note under Ear.


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Tym*pan"ic, n. Anat.

The tympanic bone.


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