Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Pyramid of tympanum

pyramid of tympanum n.
A hollow conical projection behind the vestibular window in the middle ear, containing the stapedius muscle.


Read Also:

  • Pyramids

    [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 […]

  • Pyramid-selling

    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.

  • Pyramus-and-thisbe

    [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 […]

Disclaimer: Pyramid of tympanum definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.