oval window

noun

Definition of oval window

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

First Known Use of oval window

1683


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oval window

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noun \ˈō-vəl-\

Medical Definition of oval window

  1. :  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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