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The oval opening in the middle ear to which the base of the stapes is connected and through which the ossicles of the ear transmit sound vibrations to the cochlea.
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an oval opening in the wall between the middle and inner ear against which the base of the stapes vibrates during sound transmission.
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A membrane-covered opening between the middle ear and inner ear.
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|Noun||1.||oval window - fenestra that has the base of the stapes attached to it|
fenestra - a small opening covered with membrane (especially one in the bone between the middle and inner ear)
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n. ventana oval; abertura del oído medio.
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