pars tympanica

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pars tym·pan·i·ca

(pahrz tim-pan'i-kă)
Tympanic portion of the temporal bone, forming the greater part of the wall of the external acoustic meatus.
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The tympanic part of the temporal bone was drilled out, and a large sequestrum was removed (Figure 3(c)).
In most cases, FT is located on the inferior wall (floor) of the external acoustic canal on the tympanic part of the temporal bone, but sometimes it appears at the apex of squamotympanic and petrotympanic fissures.