Translation of middle ear in Spanish:

middle ear

oído medio, n.


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    oído medio masculine
    • The middle ear includes all the parts between your eardrum and the hearing nerve, inside your head.
    • Frequently this occurs as a result of impaction of ear wax or inflammation of the eardrum or the middle ear.
    • The captured waves vibrate the eardrum and tiny bones of the middle ear to amplify and pass the sound to the inner ear.
    • The eustachian tube connects your middle ear to your throat (as shown on the illustration above).
    • In some cases, a doctor may suggest inserting a tube through the eardrum to allow the middle ear to drain.
    • The middle ear is the air-filled area between the eardrum and the inner ear, and infections here can be extremely painful.
    • Rare causes of vertigo include stroke or multiple sclerosis or a tumour affecting the nerve connecting the middle ear to the brain.
    • The outer ear picks up sounds and passes them to the middle ear through the eardrum.
    • A pneumatic bulb is required to accurately assess the tympanic membrane and the aeration of the middle ear.
    • The clinical presentation of vascular anomalies involving the middle ear is highly variable.
    • The surgeon will make a small hole in the eardrum and remove fluid from the middle ear using suction.
    • It is a membrane covered manhole between the middle ear and inner ear.
    • This is a condition where thick sticky fluid accumulates behind the eardrum as a result of an infection of the middle ear.
    • The infection spreads from the nose or throat through the Eustachian tube, a passage between the throat and the middle ear.
    • Lying behind the eardrum is an air-filled cavity known as the middle ear, which is connected to the back of the throat via the eustachian tube.
    • Cholesteatoma is an accumulation of squamous epithelium within the middle ear.
    • The sound is normally conducted through the air through the external ear into the middle ear.
    • This is because when the drainage tube is blocked, the air in the middle ear is absorbed into the blood in the middle-ear lining.
    • A chronic middle ear infection is a long-lasting infection in the middle ear.
    • The eustachian tube also allows for drainage of mucus from the middle ear into the throat.