Septum tubae

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septum tubae --> septum of auditory tube

A very thin horizontal plate of bone forming two saemicanals, the upper, smaller, for the tensor tympani muscle, the lower, larger for the auditory tube; its termination in the middle ear is the processus cochleariformis.

Synonym: septum canalis musculotubarii, septum of musculotubal canal, septum tubae.