eardrums

The eardrums are the small, round pieces of tissue that protect the inner ear. They are located behind the ears and inside the head.

  • The eardrums are very delicate and can easily be damaged.

  • The eardrums are very sensitive to loud noises.

Definition of eardrums

noun

the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound

Synonyms:

myringa, tympanic membrane, tympanum

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