Prussak space


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

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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.
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Prussak space

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