external auditory canal

NOUN
  1. either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane
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How To Use external auditory canal In A Sentence

  • This is particularly important for patients with unusually viscous cerumen, a narrowed external auditory canal or systemic allergies, especially in those who are immunosuppressed.
  • An otoscope should be used to examine the external auditory canal for cerumen, foreign bodies, and abnormalities of the canal skin.
  • A CT scan revealed a destructive process involving the right middle ear cavity that extended to involve the mastoid, attic, tegmen and bony component of the external auditory canal.
  • In these cases, the external auditory canal lacks cerumen and is lined by dry, hypertrophic skin with variable swelling and stenosis.
  • Absorption may also be facilitated by manipulating the tragus to help distribute the drops throughout the external auditory canal.
  • With the headlight and speculum the external auditory canal is inspected and cleared of any obstructing wax or debris.
  • Exostoses and osteomas are benign bony growths of the external auditory canal that interfere with normal cerumen migration, leading to occlusion and conductive hearing loss.
  • Sound waves reach the eardrum through the external auditory canal, tympanic membrane caused by vibration.
  • At surgical exploration of her right ear the mid-external auditory canal was completely stenosed.
  • We used a 50 milligram per millilitre solution of iodine and insufflated the external auditory canal with starch powder after allowing sufficient time for drying.
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