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eustachian tube

a slender tube extending from the middle ear to the pharynx, with the primary function of equalizing air pressure on both sides of the tympanic membrane (eardrum). [Bartolommeo Eustachio (1524–1574), Italian anatomist]

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tonic epilepsy

tonic epilepsy

a type of epilepsy in which only tonic muscle contractions occur.