anterior recess

an·te·ri·or re·cess

a circumscript deepening of the interpeduncular fossa in the direction of the mammillary bodies.
Synonym(s): recessus anterior [TA]
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The external auditory canal is a 'S' shaped tortnous canal and this tortnosity helps to protect the tympanic membrane form injury, medially and anterio inferiorly the bony wall dips down to form a recess called the anterior recess. It is difficult to visualize and even more difficult to remove foreign bodies and debris lodged in anterior recess.

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