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Synonyms for eardrum
ˈɪərˌdrʌmeardrum

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  1. eardrumnoun

    Synonyms:
    tympanic membrane, membrana tympanica

  2. eardrumnoun

    A thin membrane that separates the outer ear from the middle ear and transmits sound from the air to the malleus.

    Synonyms:
    tympanic membrane, membrana tympanica

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eardrum, tympanum, tympanic membrane, myringanoun

    the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound

    Synonyms:
    tympanum, kettledrum, timpani, tympanic cavity, myringa, tympani, tympanic membrane, middle ear, kettle

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  1. eardrumnoun

    Synonyms:
    tympanum

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How to use eardrum in a sentence?

  1. David Kasle:

    Essentially, the closer any sound gets to the eardrum, the louder its going to be [heard] by the patient, as this bug got closer and closer, [the boy] probably heard it louder and louder.

  2. Vijay Mukhija:

    A hole in your eardrum decreases its ability to take a sound and magnify it.

  3. Neel Raithatha:

    I had to be very delicate when peeling the dead infected skin off the ear canal and eardrum, he said. It usually takes half the time.

  4. Neel Raithatha:

    The patient had a fungal infection, otomycosis, which developed on the dead earwax and skin and also otitis externa of the ear canal and eardrum.


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