Compression and rarefaction of the air in the external auditory canal, causing movement of an intact tympanic membrane.
[G. pneuma, air, + massage]
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pneumomassage(nū″mō-mă-săzh′) [Gr. pneuma, air, + massein, to knead]
Massage of the tympanum with air to cause movement of the ossicles of the inner ear.
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