Definition of Ossicular

1. Adjective. Pertaining to the ossicles in the middle ear.

Exact synonyms: Ossiculate
Partainyms: Ossicle, Ossicle
Derivative terms: Ossicle



Definition of Ossicular

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Ossicular

1. Pertaining to an ossicle. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ossicular

osseously
osseter
osseters
ossetra
ossetras
ossi-
ossia
ossianic
ossias
ossicle
ossicles
ossicone
ossicula
ossicula auditus
ossicula mentalia
ossicular (current term)
ossicular chain
ossicular prosthesis
ossicular replacement
ossiculate
ossiculated
ossiculectomy
ossiculotomy
ossiculum
ossiferous
ossific
ossific centre
ossification
ossification of posterior longitudinal ligament
ossifications

Literary usage of Ossicular

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

1. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1894)
"ossicular exercise, which I usually term ossicular massage, has for its object the regular movement of each ossicle one upon the other, with the consequent ..."

2. Diseases of the Ear: A Text-book for Practitioners and Students of Medicine by Edward Bradford Dench (1919)
"OPERATIONS INVOLVING THE ossicular CHAIN. (a) Excision of a Portion of the Manubrium Mallei and of a Large Part of the Membrana was proposed by Wreden * in ..."

3. The Surgery of the Ear by Samuel Joseph Kopetzky (1908)
"Finally, in cases where inflammatory adhesions become organized and result in permanent adhesions, and thus render the ossicular chain useless, ..."

4. Principles and Practice of Modern Otology by John Finch Barnhill, Ernest deWolfe Wales (1907)
"Bezold considers that the function of the ossicular chain is to admit the lower part of the tone scale from the air. Any interruption of the free movement ..."

5. An American Text-book of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat by Burton Alexander Randall, George Edmund DeSchweinitz (1901)
"Certain inflammatory changes take place in the middle ear, depending directly upon the displacement of the tympanic membrane and of the ossicular chain. ..."

6. Diseases of the Ear by Philip D. Kerrison (1921)
"The ossicular Chain.—According to the commonly accepted theory, sound-waves striking upon the membrana tympani are by it communicated to the ossicular chain ..."

7. Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat, Medical and Surgical by Wendell Christopher Phillips (1919)
"Over-vibration of the ossicular chain is prevented, ... According to Rieman and Helmholtz. these ligaments and folds and the ossicular muscles maintain the ..."

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