Medical Definition of Tegmen tympani

1. The roof of the middle ear, formed by the thinned anterior surface of the petrous portion of the temporal bone. Its anterior edge is inserted into the petrosquamous fissure so that it can be seen as a wedge of bone subdividing that fissure into a squamo tympanic and a petrotympanic fissure. Synonym: roof of tympanum. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tegmen Tympani

teflons
teflurane
tefs
teg
tegafur
tegaserod
tegengrenite
tegestologist
tegestologists
tegestology
tegg
teggs
tegmen
tegmen cruris
tegmen mastoideum
tegmen tympani (current term)
tegmen ventriculi quarti
tegmenta
tegmental
tegmental decussations
tegmental fields of Forel
tegmental nuclei
tegmental syndrome
tegmental wall of middle ear
tegmentotomy
tegmentum
tegmentum mesencephali
tegmentum of pons
tegmentum of rhombencephalon
tegmentum rhombencephali

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