"Tensor Tympani" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A short muscle that arises from the pharyngotympanic tube (EUSTACHIAN TUBE) and inserts into the handle of the MALLEUS. This muscle pulls the handle medially thus controlling the tension and movement of TYMPANIC MEMBRANE.
- Tensor Tympani
- Tensor Tympanus
- Tympani, Tensor
- Tympanus, Tensor
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