mucosa of tympanic cavity

mucosa of tympanic cavity
tunica mucosa cavitatis tympanicae.

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  • fold — 1. A ridge or margin apparently formed by the doubling back of a lamina. SYN: plica. 2. In the embryo, a transient elevation or reduplication of tissue in the form of a lamina …   Medical dictionary

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