ossicle


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ossicle

[′äs·ə·kəl]
(anatomy)
Any of certain small bones, as those of the middle ear.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any of various calcareous bodies.
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2010a, 2010b) investigated the ossicles of the Cottidae, Cyclopteridae and Liparidae (Scorpaeniformes) and SEM imaged the taxonomically important tooth plates and gill raker tubercles of these fishes.
23) A technique for screw-fixation osteosynthesis of the extra ossicle has also been described.
Recruits have a well-formed mouth, delineated by circumoral ossicles (at approximately 19 days after fertilization) (Fig.
The accessory ossicle was identified within the peroneus longus tendon in the lateral aspect of the midfoot.
Ossicles were defined as very small bony structures, including scales, tubercles, lateral-line elements, and swivel-joint platelets, usually overlooked or given only a cursory treatment in morphological studies of fishes.
Vibrations of the tympanic membrane are transmitted along these ossicles to the oval window.
Flexion of the cervical spine can cause anterior translation of C-1 leading to impingement on the dorsal aspect of the spinal cord whereas extension can cause the anterior ring of C1 and ossicle to impinge on the ventral aspect of the cord.
3###Rostrum ossicle of Bertin synchondrosis###92% at birth###100% at 2 years
Where in the human body would you find the ossicle bones?
Franz-Odendaal (2008) noted that 94% of the families examined had a consistent ossicle number.
The large ossicle encompassed the entire width of the proximal stump of the ruptured peroneus longus tendon (Figure 3).