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bowl

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1. Chiefly US a bowl-shaped building or other structure, such as a football stadium or amphitheatre
2. a bowl-shaped depression of the land surface

bowl

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1. a wooden ball used in the game of bowls, having flattened sides, one side usually being flatter than the other in order to make it run on a curved course
2. a large heavy ball with holes for gripping with the fingers and thumb, used in tenpin bowling

bowl

An open-top diffusing glass or plastic enclosure used to shield a light source from direct view and to redirect or scatter the light.
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In addition middle ear mucosa may grow into the mastoid bowl resulting in mucosalization and persistent otorrhea.
(4) A number of articles have identified a subset of surgical factors that serve as hallmarks of a classic "problem cavity," or discharging mastoid bowl. (5,6) The problem cavity is likely to exhibit a number of findings that are believed to be responsible for failure.
By definition, modified radical mastoidectomy involves the grafting of the middle ear space, which (when disease permits) allows for the sealing of the eustachian tube and prevents the middle ear mucosa from draining into the epithelialized mastoid bowl.