Eustachian tube

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  • noun

Synonyms for Eustachian tube

either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynx

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Poe who was conducting studies on the newest methods of eustachian tube surgery, for a "second opinion" in case Dr.
ETD occurs when the Eustachian tube, a canal extending from the middle ear to the nasopharynx, cannot open properly.
Otitis media and eustachian tube dysfunction: connection to allergic rhinitis.
If they have a cold at the time they're flying, or they have an allergy, what could happen is that the eustachian tube tends to be a little swollen and it won't be open,'' explained Dr.
Adenoids are located in the throat, near the eustachian tubes.
The mucus that lines the eustachian tube neatly deposits any microbes that may enter the middle ear into the throat, where natural digestive processes will destroy them.
We call them pressure-equalizing tubes because they allow atmospheric pressure changes to be balanced across the tympanic membrane when the eustachian tube is blocked.
AIT sounds like recurring partial blockage of the Eustachian tubes in the very back of the throat.
In mild cases, some decongestant drops help to open up the Eustachian tubes so that secretions can drain into the back of the throat.
Kristian Roos and his coworkers started by formulating solutions charged with five species of beneficial alphastreptococcus bacteria that had been harvested from the eustachian tubes of healthy children at a day care center.
They are positioned in the back of the upper part of the throat near the eustachian tubes.
When you're in an airplane, air sometimes doesn't enter your eustachian tubes quickly enough.
Among otologists, Jack Pulec was always acknowledged as an innovator, whether he was injecting eustachian tubes with Teflon, sectioning trigeminal nerves, or reconsidering surgery of the facial nerve.
Most ear infections strike in the first 2 years of life, when the eustachian tubes, linking the ears and upper throat, are horizontal.