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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Plural of: The membrane in the ear that vibrates to sound

Usage examples (33)
  • The ringing it left in his tympana was a great confusion.
  • However, they do not have actual ears, they have a special organ called the tympana that is located on their knees.
  • All the other parts, such as tympana and the simae of the corona, are to be constructed as described above in the case of the Ionic order.
  • The jackets almost seemed to mold themselves to his tympana. for more
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