Definition of Auditory ossicle

1. Noun. Ossicles of the middle ear that transmit acoustic vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear.

Generic synonyms: Bonelet, Ossicle, Ossiculum
Specialized synonyms: Hammer, Malleus, Anvil, Incus, Stapes, Stirrup

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Auditory Ossicle

auditory fatigue
auditory field
auditory ganglion
auditory hairs
auditory hallucination
auditory hyperesthesia
auditory image
auditory lemniscus
auditory localization
auditory meatus
auditory modality
auditory nerve
auditory nucleus
auditory oculogyric reflex
auditory organ
auditory ossicle (current term)
auditory ossicles
auditory pathway
auditory perception
auditory perceptual disorders
auditory pits
auditory placodes
auditory process
auditory receptor cells
auditory reflex
auditory sensation
auditory sense
auditory striae
auditory strings
auditory system

Literary usage of Auditory ossicle

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

1. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1895)
"In the Reptilia and the Birds there exists, as is well known, one auditory ossicle, one end of which is fixed to the tympanic membrane, while the other end ..."

2. Forms of Animal Life: A Manual of Comparative Anatomy : with Descriptions of by George Rolleston, William Hatchett Jackson (1888)
"To the first is attached either a single auditory ossicle, or a chain of ossicles, which connect it to the tympanic membrane (infra). ..."

3. The Scientific Memoirs of Thomas Henry Huxley by Thomas Henry Huxley, Michael Foster, Edwin Ray Lankester (1898)
"... there appears, at about the same time, a small rounded depression, in which the upper end of the auditory ossicle eventually rests; and somewhat later, ..."

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