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Eustachian tube - definition and synonyms


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noun [countable] medical Eustachian tube pronunciation in British English /juːˌsteɪʃ(ə)n ˈtjuːb/
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singularEustachian tube
pluralEustachian tubes
  1. one of the two tubes in your body that connect your ears to your throat and control the air pressure in your ears


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