Post-tympanic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Post-tympanic (Anat) Situated behind the tympanum, or in the skull, behind the auditory meatus.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. post-, + tympanic,

Usage

In literature:

The paroccipital, postglenoid and post-tympanic processes of the skull are large, and the latter always distinct.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
The post-tympanic dark marks and dark mottling on the flanks are absent.
"Neotropical Hylid Frogs, Genus Smilisca" by William E. Duellman
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