TITLE

tympano-, tympan-, myringo-, myring–

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2255
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "tympano-" is presented. It refers to combining forms meaning tympanic membrane or eardrum.
ACCESSION #
21249762

 

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