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auditory canal

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n auditory canal either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Auditory canal (Anat) the tube from the auditory meatus or opening of the ear to the tympanic membrane.
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Usage

In literature:

Chantreuil mentions obliteration of the external auditory canal in the new-born.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
Children's ears are often rudely washed, especially in the auditory canal.
"A Practical Physiology" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Impaction of wax causes deafness only when the lumen of the auditory canal becomes completely occluded by the plug.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
The PINNA is a cartilaginous plate which surrounds the entrance of the auditory canal.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
In the external auditory canal of the ear is produced the cerumen or ear-wax.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Behind the glenoid cavity is found the external auditory canal, and, further back still, the mastoid process.
"Artistic Anatomy of Animals" by Édouard Cuyer
The urethra, vagina, vulva, external auditory canal, and conjunctivæ are, in severe cases, similarly involved.
"A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I" by Various
Paul says it was able to be used in the auditory canal.
"Surgical Instruments in Greek and Roman Times" by John Stewart Milne
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In news:

Clinical significance of a hearing and imaging workup in a child with cochlear nerve aplasia and a normal internal auditory canal.
Intradermal melanocytic nevus of the external auditory canal.
Intradermal melanocytic nevi are usually asymptomatic, but a patient with such a lesion in the external auditory canal can present with aural obstruction and conductive deafness.
External auditory canal cholesteatomas, which result from the deposition of squamous epithelium deep to the skin of the external canal, can be caused by postsurgical implantation, radiation, or trauma.
Skull base plasmacytoma with conductive hearing loss and an external auditory canal mass.
Intradermal melanocytic nevus of the external auditory canal .
External auditory canal cholesteatomas, which result from the deposition of squamous epithelium deep to the skin of the external canal, can be caused by postsurgical implantation, radiation, or trauma.
External auditory canal cholesteatoma and keratosis obturans: The role of imaging in preventing facial nerve injury.
Despite the fact that the patient's incus was dislocated into the external auditory canal while remaining attached to the stapes, his hearing was not affected and remained nearly normal.
Folliculosebaceous cystic hamartoma of the external auditory canal in an adult.
Intradermal melanocytic nevus of the external auditory canal.
Intradermal melanocytic nevi are usually asymptomatic, but a patient with such a lesion in the external auditory canal can present with aural obstruction and conductive deafness.
Mastoid pneumocele with secondary pneumatocele causing external auditory canal obstruction and the influence of forced nose blowing.
Auricular ossification resulting in external auditory canal stenosis.
Those arising lateral to the isthmus of the external auditory canal can be removed under local anesthesia using a transmeatal approach.
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