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ossicular

 [ŏ-sik´u-ler]
pertaining to an ossicle.

os·sic·u·lar

(ŏ-sik'yū-lăr),
Pertaining to an ossicle.

os·sic·u·lar

(ŏ-sik'yū-lăr)
Pertaining to an ossicle.

ossicle

(os'i-kel) [L. ossiculum, little bone]
Any small bone, esp. one of the three bones of the ear. ossicular (o-sik'yu-lar), adjective

auditory ossicle

Any of the three bones of the middle ear: malleus, incus, and stapes.
See: incus; malleus; stapesear for illus
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An extensive array of tumors can occur in the middle ear cavity which can cause CHL by interfering with normal ossicular movement.
identified only TM rupture, ossicular injury, and external ear injury for analysis.
Ossicular abnormality in Larsen's syndrome: a case report.
To the best of our knowledge, the literature contains no previously published study that analyzed both (1) the effect of ossicular manipulation in type I over-under tympanoplasty and (2) the cochlear damage caused by mastoid drilling in patients who undergo the same tympanoplasty procedure with mastoidectomy.
The FMT was attached via a crimp connection to the IN, where it vibrated the ossicular chain.
Salivary gland choristomas are benign lesions that are frequently associated with ossicular chain and facial nerve anomalies.
Soundbridges instead work in the middle ear to enhance the natural vibrations of three tiny bones known as the ossicular chain.
Complications may include blood in the external auditory canal, hemotympanum, ossicular chain disruption and, less commonly, facial nerve paralysis.
Bilateral encephaloceles are uncommon, and the resulting bilateral conductive hearing loss secondary to mechanical obstruction of ossicular vibration is even more rare.
Radiographic examination indicated a clear middle ear cavity and an intact ossicular chain.
He had a history of a left-sided type III tympanoplasty and had undergone placement of a hydroxyapatite total ossicular replacement prosthesis (TORP) by an outside otolaryngologist 4 years earlier because of recurrent otitis media and hearing loss.
No other masses were identified, and the ossicular chain was found to be intact.