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oval window

[′ō·vəl ′win·dō]
(anatomy)
The membrane-covered opening into the inner ear of tetrapods, to which the ossicles of the middle ear are connected.

oval window

A window in the shape of an ellipse, or in a shape between an ellipse and a circle.
See also: French window

oval window

A window having the shape of an ellipse or a shape between an ellipse and a circle.
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Kartush, MD (oral communication; February 2009) have suggested fascia reinforcement of the round and oval windows in a procedure similar to perilymphatic fistula repair.
This part quotes the so-called Hollian motif of the long windows with overlying oval windows (until 1824 by Elias Holl).
She returns with a series of photographic lightboxes inspired by the changing light and shadows of the beautiful oval windows in her studio.
including lifelong otorrhea, profuse watery discharge, glucose and protein in ear fluid, drowsiness, headache, fever, disorientation, seizures, Kernig's sign, papilledema, meningitis, abscesses (mastoid, cerebellar, and Bezold's), sigmoid sinus thrombosis, otitic hydrocephalus, cholesteatoma, and fistulas (via the sinus plate, dura, round and oval windows, and horizontal and superior semicircular canals).
eyes on a magazine or shut, the plane's oval windows tinted with
The fully renovated manor captures the best of classical French architecture including herringboned-patterned wood floors, graceful archways, signature French-style oval windows and most notably the classically arranged doors on the main level.
Comprising a mix of heights and architectural styles which have evolved over many years in local towns and villages, the properties feature stone surrounds on windows and doors, arched and oval windows and wrought iron balconies.
The cabins are also the quietest in the large cabin market and provide the most ambient light through Gulfstream's unique oval windows.
Gulfstreams large oval windows, the same size as those on Gulfstreams G650 and G650ER, allow for an abundance of natural light.