Meatuses
Meatus Me*a"tus, n. sing. & pl.; E. pl. {Meatuses}. [L., a going, passage, fr. meare to go.] (Anat.) A natural passage or canal; as, the external auditory meatus. See Illust. of {Ear}. [1913 Webster]

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