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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «T»:

  1. Tylosis Tylosis
    Tylosis: A callus or thickening. See: Tylosis with esophageal cancer....
  2. Tylosis with esophageal cancer Tylosis with esophageal cancer
    Tylosis with esophageal cancer: A genetic disorder characterized by thickening (hyperkeratosis) of the palms and soles, white patches in the mouth (oral leukoplakia), and a very high risk of esophageal cancer. This is the only genetic syndrome known to predispose to squamous cell carcinoma of the e...
  3. Tympanic Tympanic
    Tympanic: 1. Pertaining to the tympanum (the eardrum). 2. Pertaining to the tympanic cavity. 3. Bell-like or resonant....
  4. Tympanic cavity Tympanic cavity
    Tympanic cavity: The major portion of the middle ear, consisting of a narrow air-filled cavity in the temporal bone that contains the bones of the middle ear....
  5. Tympanic membrane Tympanic membrane
    Tympanic membrane: Just the ear drum....
  6. Tympanites Tympanites
    Tympanites: A hollow drum-like sound produced when a gas-containing cavity is tapped sharply. Tympanites is heard if the chest contains free air (pneumothorax) or the abdomen is distended with gas. Another term for tympanites is tympany. Both terms are derived from the Greek "tympanon" meaning d...
  7. Tympano- Tympano-
    Tympano-: Prefix indicating a relationship to the ear drum (tympanum). For example, tympanometry is a test that measures the function of the middle ear....
  8. Tympanometry Tympanometry
    Tympanometry: A test that measures the function of the middle ear. Tympanometry works by varying the pressure within the ear canal and measuring the movement of the ear drum (the tympanic membrane). The word "tympanometry" is compounded from the Greek "tympanon" meaning drum and "metrein" meanin...
  9. Tympanoplasty Tympanoplasty
    Tympanoplasty: A surgical operation to correct damage to the middle ear and restore the integrity of bones of the middle ear and the ear drum. Tympano- comes from the Greek tympanon meaning drum....
  10. Tympanostomy tube Tympanostomy tube
    Tympanostomy tube: A small plastic tube inserted into the eardrum to keep the middle ear aerated for a prolonged period of time. These ventilating tubes usually remain in place for 6 months to several years. Eventually, they move out of the eardrum (extrude) and fall out into the ear canal. ...
  11. Tympanum Tympanum
    Tympanum: In anatomy, the drum of the ear, the eardrum, the tympanic membrane. The tympanum resembles the head of a tiny drum. It separates the middle ear from the external ear. Etymology: The Latin term "tympanum auris" was introduced by Albertus Magnus circa 1225. A tympanum was a drum or simila...
  12. Tympany Tympany
    Tympany: A hollow drum-like sound produced when a gas-containing cavity is tapped sharply. Tympany is heard if the chest contains free air (pneumothorax) or the abdomen is distended with gas. Another term for tympany is tympanites. Both terms come from the Greek tympanon meaning drum....
  13. Type 1 diabetes Type 1 diabetes
    Type 1 diabetes: See Diabetes, type 1....
  14. Type 1 GM2-gangliosidosis Type 1 GM2-gangliosidosis
    Type 1 GM2-gangliosidosis: See: Tay-Sachs disease....
  15. Type 2 diabetes Type 2 diabetes
    Type 2 diabetes: See Diabetes, type 2....