Definition of middle ear noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


middle ear

BrE BrE//ˌmɪdl ˈɪə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmɪdl ˈɪr//
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the part of the ear behind the eardrum, containing the little bones that transfer sound vibrations
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: middle ear