ossiculum


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Noun1.Ossiculum - a small boneossiculum - a small bone; especially one in the middle ear
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
auditory ossicle - ossicles of the middle ear that transmit acoustic vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear
middle ear, tympanic cavity, tympanum - the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear
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The latter process is especially important for the proatlas, whose corpus forms the tip of the dens axis called the Ossiculum terminale Bergmann.