tympanocentesis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tympano- +‎ -centesis

Noun[edit]

tympanocentesis (countable and uncountable, plural tympanocenteses)

  1. The drainage of fluid from the middle ear by using a small-gauge needle to puncture the eardrum.