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Annulus

Outer fibrous Rim encircling the eardrum

Atresia

Congenital absence or closure of the ear canal

Cerumen

Yellow waxy material that lubricates and protects the ear canal

Cochlea

Inner ear structure containing the central hearing apparatus

Eustachian tube

Connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx and allows passage of air

Helix

Superior posterior free rim of the pinna

Incus

Anvil; middle of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear

Malleus

Hammer, first of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear

Mastoid

Bony prominence of the skull located just behind the ear

Organ of Corti

Sensory organ of hearing

Otalgia

Pain in the ear

Otitis externa

Inflammation of the outer ear and ear canal

Otitis media

Inflammation of the middle ear and tympanic membrane

Oyorrhea

Discharge from the ear

Pars flaccida

Small slack Superior section of the tympanic membrane

Pars tensa

Thick Taut Central inferior section of the tympanic membrane

Pinna

Auricle, or outer ear

Stapes

Stirrups, inner of the 3 ossicles of the middle ear

Tinnitus

Ringing in the ears

Tympanic membrane

Eardrum

Umbo

Knob of the malleus that shows through the tympanic membrane

Vertigo

A spinning twirling sensation