Tympanic enlargement

tympanic enlargement

A swelling, not ganglionic, on the tympanic branch of the glossopharyngeus nerve; it is regarded as possibly similar to the carotid glomus.

Synonym: intumescentia tympanica, tympanic intumescence.

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