TENSOR TYMPANI

a middle ear muscle which manages the motion of the tympanic membrane. Its activation is part of the acoustic reflex.

TENSOR TYMPANI: "The tensor tympani appears to be inflamed."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "TENSOR TYMPANI," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/tensor-tympani/ (accessed October 18, 2021).
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