round window


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n.
a membrane-covered opening in the inner wall of the middle ear that compensates for changes in inner ear pressure.

round window

A membrane-covered opening between the middle ear and inner ear.
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Noun1.round window - fenestra leading into the cochlea
fenestra - a small opening covered with membrane (especially one in the bone between the middle and inner ear)
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I heard the swish of the water as the ship was suddenly brought round, and a foamy yellow-green wave flew across the little round window and left it streaming.
Vinegar-faced Joseph projected his head from a round window of the barn.
First group (selective) had dexamethasone on the round window and gentamicin on oval window during exploratory tympanotomy procedure.
Structures of middle ear like chorda tympani nerve, handle of malleus, opening of Eustachian tube, Promontory, Pyramids with tendon of stapedius muscle, facial recess, sinus tympani, ponticulus subiculum and round window were examined.
We conducted an animal experiment to investigate the effects of mechanical trauma to the round window with the placement of a model electrode inserted into the scala tympani on the cochlear reserve, and to determine the efficacy of topical steroids in preventing hearing loss in such a situation.
THROUGH THE ROUND WINDOW SFA press guru Darryl Broadfoot peers at Strachan (left) through a doorway porthole
As the oval window bulges in, the round window bulges out.
The width of the facial recess was enlarged at the level of the round window [Figure 2]c.
The HiFocus Mid-Scala electrode accommodates the latest soft surgery approaches, including round window insertion, to suit surgeon preferences and individual recipient needs.
While watching a video, a user can see the friend's reaction to the video sent to them in a smaller, round window layered on top of his or her own.
He had never been on a plane before, never watched silvery-white clouds pass from a small round window.
tted wardrobes and an en suite shower room while the other two rooms, both of which have wardrobes, are served by the house bathroom which boasts a free-standing bath, large sink, shower, toilet, bidet and feature round window.