eustachian


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eu·sta·chian

(yū-stā'shăn), There is no historical or phonetic basis for the pronunciation ū-stā'shun.
Described by or attributed to Eustachio.

eu·sta·chian

(yū-stā'-shē-an)
Described by or attributed to Bartolomeo Eustachio (1524-1574); usually referring to the pharyngotympanic (auditory) tube.

eustachian

(u-sta'ke-an) (-shen)
[Bartolomeo Eustachio (Eustachi), It. anatomist, 1520–1574]
Pert. to the auditory tube.
See: ear; eustachian tube
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A It sounds as if you may be suffering from a condition called eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD) which sounds a lot more complex than it actually is.
It was reported that children with deep dental overbites were at a significantly increased risk for developing eustachian tube dysfunction [McDonnell et al.
About Eustachian Tube Dysfunction A normal Eustachian tube helps regulate pressure in the ear.
This structure begins to regress during the second trimester leaving four remnants: the Eustachian valve (EV), the Thebesian valve, Chiari network and the terminal crest.
Narrowing of the Eustachian tube is typically preceded by an upper respiratory tract infection.
The germ causing the illness travels up your child's eustachian tube to his or her middle ear, making this part of the ear infected and painful.
The lining between the sinuses and the nose and the eustachian tube and the middle-ear space are all connected through a membrane, and air can travel back and forth through all these channels,'' said Ermshar.
However, sometimes, especially in children, the eustachian tube can become swollen or blocked due to allergies or colds.
Where in the human body are the Eustachian longshoreman?
Air moving into and out of the middle ears by way of the eustachian tubes equalizes pressure.
When mucus thickens, its ability to flush germs out of the eustachian tube is reduced, increasing the possibility of infection.