Tympanum

  • 1 Tympanum — or timpanum or thympanon (Latin form) or tympanon (Greek form) may mean: * In biology, tympanum ndash; Eardrums * In classical architecture, tympanum is an architectural element located within the arch or Pediment * In music, timpano ndash;… …

    Wikipedia

  • 2 tympanum — drum of the ear, 1610s, from M.L. tympanum, introduced in this sense by Italian anatomist Gabriello Fallopio (1523 1562), from L. tympanum drum, from Gk. tympanon a drum, panel of a door, from root of typtein to beat, strike (see TYPE (Cf. type)… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 3 Tympanum — Tym pa*num, n.; pl. E. {Tympanums}, L. {Tympana}. [L., a kettledrum, a drum or wheel in machines, the triangular area in a pediment, the panel of a door, Gr. ?, ?, fr. ? to strike, beat. See {Type}, and cf. {Timbrel}.] 1. (Anat.) (a) The ear drum …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Tympănum — (v. gr.), 1) eine dem Tambourin ähnliche Handtrommel, Handpauke, mit hohlem, halbrund gewölbtem Bauch; bes. brauchte man das T. bei dem Dienst der Kybele (s. Tympanismos) u. bei Einweihungen in die Mysterien; 2) so v.w. Pauke; 3) (Anat.),… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Tympanum — Tympănum (grch.), Handpauke; im Kirchenbau das mit Reliefs oder Mosaiken geschmückte Bogenfeld über dem Portal; auch das Trommelfell; ferner eine Art Schöpfrad (s.d.) …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 Tympanum — Tympanum, die alterthümliche Handpauke; beckenförmige Vertiefung in einer Wand zur Aufnahme eines Standbildes etc.; das Trommelfell …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 7 Tympanum — ⇒ Trommelfell …

    Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • 8 tympanum — ► NOUN (pl. tympanums or tympana) 1) Anatomy & Zoology the eardrum. 2) Architecture a vertical recessed triangular space forming the centre of a pediment or over a door. DERIVATIVES tympanic adjective. ORIGIN Greek tumpanon drum …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 tympanum — [tim′pə nəm] n. pl. tympanums or tympana [tim′pənə] [L: see TYMPAN] 1. Anat. a) MIDDLE EAR b) TYMPANIC MEMBRANE 2. Zool …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 TYMPANUM — I. TYMPANUM a τύπτω, i. e. percutio, quale fuerit, antiqua numismata indicant, in quorum aversa parte Cybele Mater Deûm Tympanum in sinu gerit, vel eidem innititur. Ex im ie descripsit Plinius de margaritis agens, l. 9. c. 35. Quibus una tantum… …

    Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 11 tympanum — /tim peuh neuhm/, n., pl. tympanums, tympana / neuh/. 1. Anat., Zool. a. See middle ear. b. See tympanic membrane. 2. Archit. a. the recessed, usually triangular space enclosed between the horizontal and sloping cornices of a pediment, often… …

    Universalium

  • 12 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… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 13 Tympanum — Mittelohr * * * Tỵm|pa|num 〈n.; s, pa|na〉 1. 〈Anat.〉 = Trommelfell (2) 2. 〈Mus.〉 = Pauke [<lat. tympanum, grch. tympanon „Trommelfell, Pauke“] * * * Tỵm|pa|num, das; s, …na [lat. tympanum < griech. týmpanon]: 1. (Archit.) …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 tympanum — timpani, tympanum Timpani is a plural noun meaning ‘orchestral kettledrums’ (informally shortened to timps). Tympanum is the technical term for ‘eardrum’, and has the plural form tympana …

    Modern English usage

  • 15 tympanum —   n. (pl. na ) ear drum; Archtitecture, triangular face of pediment; space within arch.    ♦ tympanal,    ♦ tympanic, a.    ♦ tympani, n.pl. (sing. no) timpani.    ♦ tympaniform,   a. like a tympanum.    ♦ tympanist, n. timpanist.    ♦ tympanites …

    Dictionary of difficult words

  • 16 Tympanum — Tympanon (latein. tympanum aus griech. tympanon ‚Handtrommel‘) bezeichnet: Tympanon (Architektur), das oft reliefartig geschmückte Giebelfeld oder das Feld über einem Türsturz Tympanon (Musik), antike Handtrommel Tympanalorgan, das Trommelfell… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 17 Tympanum — Tỵm|pa|num 〈n.; Gen.: s, Pl.: na〉 1. 〈Anat.〉 Trommelfell 2. 〈Musik〉 Pauke [Etym.: <lat. tympanum, grch. tympanon »Trommelfell, Pauke«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 18 Tympanum — būgnas statusas T sritis kvėpavimo aparatas atitikmenys: lot. Tympanum ryšiai: platesnis terminas – apatinės gerklos …

    Paukščių anatomijos terminai

  • 19 Tympanum — būgnas statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Tympanum ryšiai: platesnis terminas – pagrindiniai terminai …

    Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • 20 tympanum — noun (plural tympana; also nums) Etymology: Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin, eardrum, from Latin, drum, architectural panel, from Greek tympanon drum, kettledrum; perhaps akin to Greek typtein to beat Date: 1619 1. a. (1) tympanic membrane …

    New Collegiate Dictionary


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