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Eustachian tube

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  • n. In humans and other land vertebrates, a tube that links the pharynx to the cavity of the middle ear to allow the equalization of the pressure on both sides of the eardrum.

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  • n. either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynx; equalizes air pressure on the two sides of the eardrum

Etymologies

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Named after the Italian scientist B. Eustachio

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