secondary tympanic membrane n.
The membrane closing the fenestra of the cochlea of the ear. Also called Scarpa’s membrane.
- Secondary union
secondary union n. See healing by second intention.
- Secondary virginity
noun See revirginization
noun, Botany. 1. the innermost part of a plant cell wall, deposited after the wall has ceased to increase in surface area.
noun 1. S wave. noun, Geology. 1. a transverse earthquake wave that travels through the interior of the earth and is usually the second conspicuous wave to reach a seismograph. S wave n. A downward deflection of the QRS complex in an electrocardiogram following an R wave. secondary wave A type of seismic body wave […]