tympanic veins


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tym·pan·ic veins

[TA]
veins exiting from the tympanic cavity through the petrotympanic fissure with the chorda tympani and emptying into the retromandibular vein.
Synonym(s): venae tympanicae [TA]

tym·pan·ic veins

(tim-pan'ik vānz) [TA]
Exit from the tympanic cavity through the petrotympanic fissure with the chorda tympani and empty into the retromandibular vein.
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