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round window

[′rau̇nd ′win·dō]
(anatomy)
A membrane-covered opening between the middle and inner ears in amphibians and mammals through which energy is dissipated after traveling in the membranous labyrinth.

Catherine-wheel window

A round window with radial mullions. A rose window, wheel window.
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7 mgr/mL) was put in front of the round window after cleaning this area, and vertigo control was reported as 75%, but hearing loss appeared in 10% of the patients [8].
The air-filled middle ear and fluid-filled inner ear are connected by two membrane-covered openings--the oval and round windows.
My new vision was a small, low-slung hut with round windows and a snug interior buried in the tall grass of an untended meadow, a 9x12-foot red-willow dome, carpeted and cozy.
Neil Patel's busy double-tier set serves as the tacky Ohio living room and the ship's cabin, centered by a large, round window displaying a starry solar system.
Linda Koenings thought the large round window over the front entry was too low after it was installed.
The cochleostomy must be made inferior and slightly anterior to the round window rather than anterior to ensure scala tympani insertion and to decrease the likelihood of insertion induced intracochlear damage, particularly the basal membrane and organ of corti during electrode insertion.
Intratympanic delivery can be accomplished via perfusion of the middle ear with the goal of diffusion through the round window membrane (RWM) into the fluid spaces of the inner ear.
Some tumor was left on the round window membrane so that we would not leave the patient with a total hearing loss.
I'd stay local, I'm quite a traditionalist, but I'd like an old garden, stained glass and I've always wanted a round window.
She had driven around and behind the house on the main road, and when she returned home, she thought that the radiating glow from the round window was the moon itself.