eardrum

[ UK /ˈi‍ədɹəm/ ]
NOUN
  1. the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound
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How To Use eardrum In A Sentence

  • This stuff doesn't merely placate the listener with predictable, danceable nursery rhymes but lashes out and lacerates the eardrum relentlessly.
  • The pitch, intonation, and speed of his voice are all over the map and make every bit of dialogue and catchphrase either hilarious or an assault on your eardrums.
  • As I looked at the ruptured eardrum with my otoscope, I was blasted by a shouting voice less than an inch away from my face. Paradise General
  • I had no idea how I was going to make it through the night, but in the early hours of Saturday morning my eardrum ruptured. Archive 2009-02-01
  • Now, recycling bins in parts of the capital are to be soundproofed to ensure the eardrums of the great and the good are not assaulted by the tinkle of breaking glass.
  • Potential complications include: bleeding infection allergic reaction to X-ray dye (contrast reaction) dimpling or paleness at the injection site nerve injury injury to the eardrum (with TMJ only) Therapeutic Joint Injections
  • Ben instinctively yanked it back, but his eardrum felt punctured. Shore Thing
  • The convolutions of the external ear, particularly the concha, act to increase or decrease the amplitude of different frequency components of a sound as it passes from the free field to the eardrum.
  • Sometimes the result is a perforation - a hole in the eardrum - but this often heals by itself within two months.
  • They are perfectly safe if used according to the instructions, and the following contraindications are observed: not to be used if there is a perforated eardrum, or if grommets are inserted.
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