oval window

noun
|Updated on: 21 Jun 2018

Definition of oval window

: an oval opening between the middle ear and the vestibule having the base of the stapes or columella attached to its membrane

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oval window

noun \ ˈō-vəl- \

medical Definition of oval window

: an oval opening between the middle ear and the vestibule having the base of the stapes or columella attached to its membrane called also fenestra ovalis, fenestra vestibuli

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