Tympanic attic

tympanic attic --> epitympanic recess

The upper portion of the tympanic cavity above the tympanic membrane; it contains the head of the malleus and the body of the incus.

Synonym: recessus epitympanicus, attic, epitympanic space, epitympanum, hyrtl's epitympanic recess, tympanic attic.

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