tympanic plate of temporal bone

tym·pan·ic plate of temporal bone

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the bony plate forming the greater part of the anterior wall of the bony part of the external acoustic meatus and the tympanic cavity, and the posterior wall of the mandibular fossa.
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Proximal part is ensheathed by tympanic plate of temporal bone and muscles and ligaments are attached to its distal part.