pyramid of tympanum n.
A hollow conical projection behind the vestibular window in the middle ear, containing the stapedius muscle.
[pir-uh-mid] /ˈpɪr ə mɪd/ noun 1. Architecture. 2. anything of such form. 3. a number of persons or things arranged or heaped up in this manner: a pyramid of acrobats; a pyramid of boxes. 4. a system or structure resembling a pyramid, as in hierarchical form. 5. Geometry. a solid having a polygonal base, and […]
noun See pyramid selling
- Pyramid sign
pyramid sign n. Any of the various signs indicating a pathological condition of the pyramidal tracts, such as Babinski’s sign.
[pir-uh-muh s] /ˈpɪr ə məs/ plural noun, Classical Mythology. 1. two young lovers of Babylon who held conversations clandestinely, and in defiance of their parents, through a crack in a wall. On believing Thisbe dead, Pyramus killed himself. When Thisbe discovered his body she committed suicide. /ˈpɪrəməs; ˈθɪzbɪ/ noun 1. (in Greek legend) two lovers […]