eardrum eardrum

Definition(s):

  • (n) the membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound

Usage(s):

  1. Most eardrum-damaged patients have moderately severe impediments.
  2. Turns out there's a reason our ear canals are so inaccessible: to protect the delicate eardrum.
  3. Between 1992 and 1997, more than 100 people experienced a serious eardrum injury as a result of cleaning their ears with Q-Tips.

News

  • Momsense: Sibling rivalry must be genetic

    I was on the phone the other day with my sister when a ruckus broke out. Here I was, driving to work and suddenly, my eardrum was ambushed with piercing screeches. It sounded like feral cats were clawing each other to death on the other end of the line.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Bay Bulletin

Quotes

  1. But there can be problems and Elleray recalled: "When I was an active referee we had one female assistant who had a burst eardrum because of feedback. It can almost be a distraction."
    on Oct 7, 2008 By: David Elleray Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "Lil Floyd been agreed to the terms, then Freddie Roach starting backtracking. First he said it was all on Lil Floyd and they were ready to go and this and that, and then he changed it to Manny got a busted eardrum, March is too soon and all that...
    on Dec 7, 2009 By: Floyd Mayweather Jr Source: Fight Hype

  3. "Although I have still got a hole in my eardrum, I have been well looked after by the doctors and I feel better," Doherty said. "It was so bad that they would not let me fly home. I had to get the boat but I have been given the okay to fly to...
    on Mar 7, 2005 By: Ken Doherty Source: BBC News

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