Eardrum - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɪrdrʌm|  American pronunciation of the word eardrum
Brit.  |ˈɪədrʌm|  British pronunciation of the word eardrum

noun

- the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound (syn: myringa, tympanum)

Examples

an infection that could cause rupture of the eardrum

Word forms

noun
singular: eardrum
plural: eardrums
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