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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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Selective window method: In this procedure, the tympanomeatal flap was elevated under local anesthesia, and oval and round windows were examined.
In normal hearing, fluid waves travel from the oval window through the cochlea towards the round window.
The top floor features round windows and the back of the clockfaces The high life.
The moonlight came through the round window and I watched it move across the floor.
The only thing planes have in common with luxury ships these days is a captain - and round windows.
Passage through the building is marked rhythmically by views into the various courtyards, the two-storey ones being the main orientation points, with round windows in the passages as added articulation.
The sides of the cab had round windows of glass and often there would be flower vases on the inside in which Charley the hustler would place spring wild flowers or wild roses or, in the later summer, cat tails and dried weeds that struck his fancy.
It has a mouse door, round windows and a mouse chimney
I ordered the product - 11,000 ft of spike strips to cover every ledge on all floors of the four-story courthouse, its four ornate porticos, and under the round windows.
The most common listed characteristics included stained glass windows, round windows, large porches and ornate trims.
The small round windows in the sides of the window bay are Pyrex pie plates.