Tympanometry: A test that measures the function of the middle ear. Tympanometry works by varying the pressure within the ear canal and measuring the movement of the ear drum (the tympanic membrane). The word 'tympanometry' is compounded from the Greek 'tympanon' meaning drum and 'metrein' meaning to...
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<technique> A test which measures the function of the middle ear by varying the pressures within the ear canal. This test measures the movement function of the tympanic membrane. ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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(tim″pә-nom´ә-tre) indirect measurement of the compliance (mobility) and impedance of the tympanic membrane and the ossicles of the middle ear; it is done by subjecting the external acoustic meatus to positive, normal, and negative air pressure and monitoring the resultant sound e...
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(from the article `ear, human`) ...disarticulation (separation) of the ossicular chain and immobility of the malleus or stapes, can be recognized by the characteristic changes they ...
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tympanometry A test that measures the function of the middle ear. Tympanometry works by varying the pressure within the ear canal and measuring the movement of the ear drum (the tympanic membrane).
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Tympanometry is an examination used to test the condition of the middle ear and mobility of the eardrum (tympanic membrane) and the conduction bones by creating variations of air pressure in the ear canal. Tympanometry is an objective test of middle-ear function. It is not a hearing test, but rathe...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: tim′pă-nom′ĕ-trē Definitions: 1. A technique that measures immittance of the middle ear at various levels of air pressure; helpful in the diagnosis of middle ear effusion, eustachian tube function, and otitis media.
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