Definition of Ossicles

1. Noun. (plural of ossicle) ¹



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Definition of Ossicles

1. ossicle [n] - See also: ossicle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ossicles

osseous lacuna
osseous part of skeletal system
osseous polyp
osseous spiral lamina
osseous tissue
osseously
osseter
osseters
ossetra
ossetras
ossi-
ossia
ossianic
ossias
ossicle
ossicles (current term)
ossicone
ossicula
ossicula auditus
ossicula mentalia
ossicular
ossicular chain
ossicular prosthesis
ossicular replacement
ossiculate
ossiculated
ossiculectomy
ossiculotomy
ossiculum
ossiferous

Literary usage of Ossicles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Text Book of Physiology by Michael Foster (1900)
"The chain of ossicles, attached at its far end, to the membrane of the fenestra ovalis has a ' damping' effect, similar to that, familiar to every one, ..."

2. A Textbook of Physiology by Michael Foster (1891)
"The chain of ossicles, attached at its far end, to the membrane of the fenestra ovalis has a 'damping' effect similar to that, familiar to every one, ..."

3. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1895)
"14) that the interpretation of Weber of the function of these ossicles "is now generally abandoned," and, in return, he sets up another, ..."

4. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1914)
"THE AUDITORY ossicles OF AMERICAN RODENTS. BY TDA COCKERELL, LEWIS I. MILLER AND ... The conformation of the ossicles is such that they present difficulties ..."

5. Hermann Von Helmholtz by Leo Koenigsberger (1906)
"The results communicated by Helmholtz under the title of 'The Mechanics of the Auditory ossicles' on July 26 and August 9,1867, at Heidelberg, ..."

6. A Treatise on Zoology by Edwin Ray Lankester (1900)
"ambulacral ossicles became narrower, greater freedom was gained by the opposition of the two plates of a pair. The artificial nature of the divisions based ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1875)
"The Mechanism of the ossicles of the Ear and Membrana Tympani. ... It is an '• Essay on .the Mechanism of the ossicles of Hearing and the Membrana Tympani, ..."

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