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Rivinus' notch

Alternative eponyms

  • Rivinus’ incisure

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The tympanic notch in the upper part of the tympanic portion of the temporal bone.

Description

The tympanic notch in the upper part of the tympanic portion of the temporal bone. It extends from the lesser to the greater tympanic spines and is occupied by the pars flaccida of the tympanic membrane.

Bibliography

  • A. Q. Rivinus:
    De auditus viciis. Leipzig, 1717.

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