myringotome

my·rin·go·tome

(mi-ring'gō-tōm),
A knife used for paracentesis of the tympanic cavity.
[myringo- + G. tomē, excision]

myringotome

(mĭ-rĭn′gō-tōm) [″ + Gr. tome, incision]
Surgical knife used for incising the tympanic membrane.
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