round window

noun

Definition of round window

:a round opening between the middle ear and the cochlea that is closed over by a membrane

First Known Use of round window

1663


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round window

noun

medical Definition of round window

:a round opening between the middle ear and the cochlea that is closed over by a membrane called also fenestra cochleae, fenestra rotunda

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