ossicle ossicle

Definition(s):

  • (n) a small bone; especially one in the middle ear

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • If the donor's ossicles are used as well, they are connected to the patient's remaining ear bones so that sound vibrations can be conducted unimpeded to the inner ear.
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