impedance matching

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impedance matching

the force delivered through the mechanical advantages of the lever action of the tympanic ossicles and the areal ratio of the tympanic membrane to the oval window to overcome the acoustic impedance between the ambient air and the fluid in the inner ear.

im·ped·ance match·ing

(im-pē'dăns mach'ing)
The force delivered through the mechanical advantages of the tympanic ossicles and the area ratio of the tympanic membrane to the oval window to overcome the acoustic impedance between the ambient air and the fluid in the inner ear.