Meatal



[mee-ey-tuh s] /miˈeɪ təs/

noun, plural meatuses, meatus. Anatomy.
1.
an opening or foramen, especially in a bone or bony structure, as the opening of the ear or nose.
/mɪˈeɪtəs/
noun (pl) -tuses, -tus
1.
(anatomy) a natural opening or channel, such as the canal leading from the outer ear to the eardrum

meatal me·a·tal (mē-āt’l)
adj.
Relating to a meatus.

meatus me·a·tus (mē-ā’təs)
n. pl. me·a·tus·es or meatus
A body opening or passage, especially the external opening of a canal.

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