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What is the definition or description of: tympanometry?

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Dr. Harold Kim
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Test of ear: Test of ear status such as pressure of area behind ear drum, presence of fluid behind ear drum, or the presence of a hole in ear drum. A tone is emitted then measured as it is reflected off ear drum. The curve that this reflected tone produces shows characteristics to help in diagnosis.. Other details such as the general stiffness of hearing bones can be deciphered.

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