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Axial
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  • Hypotympanum - “ The hypotympanum refers to the portion of the tympanic cavity lying inferior to the level of the inferior margin of the external acoustic canal (E...”
  • Epitympanum - “ The epitympanum, also known as the attic or epitympanic recess, is the most superior portion of the tympanic cavity. It is that portion of the tym...”
  • Mesotympanum - “ The mesotympanum forms the main compartment of the tympanic cavity and contains most of the important structures of the middle ear, including most...”
  • Middle ear - “ The middle ear (a.k.a. tympanic cavity or tympanum) is an air-filled chamber in the petrous part of the temporal bone. It is separated from the ex...”
  • Middle ear ossicles - “ There are three ossicles (from lateral to medial): malleus incus stapes Their role is to mechanically amplify the vibrations of the tympanic m...”

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