Prussak space


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su·pe·ri·or re·cess of tym·pan·ic mem·brane

[TA]
a space in the mucous membrane on the inner surface of the tympanic membrane between the flaccid part of the membrane and the neck of the malleus.

Prussak space

The tiny space in the middle ear betweenthe Shrapnell membrane laterally and the neck of the malleus medially.
Synonym: Prussak pouch

Prussak,

Alexander, Russian otologist, 1839-1897.
Prussak fibers - elastic and connective tissue fiber bounding the pars flaccida membranae tympani.
Prussak pouch - Synonym(s): superior recess of tympanic membrane
Prussak space - Synonym(s): superior recess of tympanic membrane