Medical Definition of Plica membranae tympani

1. One of two ligamentous bands, anterior and posterior, making folds on the tympanic side of the tympanic membrane extending from each extremity of the tympanic notch to the malleolar prominence; they mark the boundary between the tense and the flaccid portions of the tympanic membrane. Synonym: plica mallearis, plica membranae tympani, Troltsch's fold. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Plica Membranae Tympani

plica epigastrica
plica fimbriata
plica glossoepiglottica lateralis
plica glossoepiglottica mediana
plica gubernatrix
plica hypogastrica
plica ileocaecalis
plica incudis
plica interdigitalis
plica interureterica
plica lacrimalis
plica longitudinalis duodeni
plica lunata
plica mallearis
plica membranae tympani (current term)
plica nervi laryngei
plica palatina transversa
plica palpebronasalis
plica paraduodenalis
plica rectouterina
plica salpingopalatina
plica salpingopharyngea
plica semilunaris
plica semilunaris conjunctivae
plica semilunaris of colon
plica semilunaris of eye
plica sigmoidea
plica spiralis ductus cystici

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