ossicle

noun os·si·cle \ ˈä-si-kəl \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of ossicle

:a small bone or bony structure (such as the malleus, incus, or stapes)

ossicular

play \ä-ˈsi-kyə-lər\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of ossicle

Latin ossiculum, diminutive of oss-, os


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ossicle

noun os·si·cle \ ˈäs-i-kəl \

medical Definition of ossicle

:a small bone or bony structure; especially :any of three small bones of the middle ear including the malleus, incus, and stapes

ossicular

play \ä-ˈsik-yə-lər\ adjective

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