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ex·ter·nal au·di·to·ry canal

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  1. auditory meatus, acoustic meatus, ear canal, auditory canal, external auditory canalnoun

    either of the passages in the outer ear from the auricle to the tympanic membrane


  1. external auditory canal

    The external auditory canal, also known as the ear canal, is the tube-like structure that extends from the outer ear to the middle ear, approximately 2.5 centimeters long in adults, through which sound waves travel. Its outer part is cartilaginous whereas the inner portion is osseous, and it is lined with skin that hosts glands producing cerumen, or earwax, to protect and lubricate the ear. Its main function is to transmit sounds from the environment to the tympanic membrane (eardrum).

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of external auditory canal in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of external auditory canal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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