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tym·pan·ic mem·brane

a thin tense membrane forming the greater part of the lateral wall of the tympanic cavity and separating it from the external acoustic meatus; it constitutes the boundary between the external and middle ears; it is a trilaminar membrane covered with skin on its external surface, mucosa in its internal surface, is covered on both surfaces with epithelium, and, in the tense part, has an intermediate layer of outer radial and inner circular collagen fibers.


See eardrum.
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Squeezing and releasing of the leather thongs connecting the two drumheads at the middle enables the player to generate the high, middle and low tones of the drum.
Cut two pieces of yarn long enough to reach from the center of the drum to the center of a drumhead.
Manufacturing drumheads has taken Belli on trips around the world.
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The online auction will primarily feature rare, autographed electric and acoustic guitars, microphones, drumheads and albums from legendary rock bands and solo artists, such as: AC/DC, Aerosmith, The Beatles, Eric Clapton, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Kiss, Metallica, Motley Crue, Ozzy Osbourne, Pearl Jam, The Police, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Van Halen and Neil Young.
Center it on drumhead, pull the paper taut, and press the freeform scallops against the drum wall.