- membrane of round window
- membrana tympanica secundaria.
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Round window — Infobox Anatomy Name = Round window Latin = fenestra cochleae, fenestra rotunda GraySubject = 232 GrayPage = 1051 Caption = View of the inner wall of the tympanum. (label is fen. rotund. lower of two black circles.) Caption2 = Interior of right… … Wikipedia
round window — n a round opening between the middle ear and the cochlea that is closed over by a membrane called also fenestra cochleae, fenestra rotunda * * * see fenestra) * * * fenestra cochleae … Medical dictionary
round window — round′ win′dow n. anat. a membrane covered opening in the inner wall of the middle ear that compensates for changes in inner ear pressure … From formal English to slang
round window — a membrane covered opening in the inner wall of the middle ear that compensates for changes in cochlear pressure. [1900 05] * * * … Universalium
membrane — 1. A thin sheet or layer of pliable tissue, serving as a covering or envelope of a part, as the lining of a cavity, as a partition or septum, or to connect two structures. SYN: membrana [TA]. 2. SYN: biomembrane. [L. membrana, a skin or m … Medical dictionary
window — 1. SYN: fenestra. 2. Any opening in space or time. 3. Radiology. A view especially contrived to accentuate tissue contrast. aortic w. obsolete term for a radiolucent region below the … Medical dictionary
Oval window — View of the inner wall of the tympanum. (label is fen. oval. black circle near top.) … Wikipedia
secondary tympanic membrane — n a membrane closing the round window and separating the scala tympani from the middle ear * * * membrana tympanica secundaria … Medical dictionary
membrana tympanica secundaria — [TA] secondary tympanic membrane: the membrane that closes in the fenestra cochlearis; called also Scarpa membrane and membrane of round window … Medical dictionary
ear, human — ▪ anatomy Introduction organ of hearing and equilibrium that detects and analyzes noises by transduction (or the conversion of sound waves into electrochemical impulses) and maintains the sense of balance (equilibrium). The human ear, like … Universalium