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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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Furthermore, the surgical procedure was limited to one-stage tympanomastoidectomy with partial ossicular reconstruction using the double cartilage block in the presence of stapes superstructure to reduce confounders.
Types of the ossicular injuries include incudostapedial joint separation; incudomalleolar joint separation; incus dislocation; malleoincudal complex dislocation; stapediovestibular dislocation; and fractures of malleus, incus, and stapes (1).
Influence of the shape and material on the behaviour of a total ossicular replacement prosthesis.
The histological images of the microgrinding surface as well the deeper transparent zones of the embedded middle ear show that not only the tympanic cavity but also the ossicular chains are covered by a thin layer of mucosa.
Middle-ear dynamics before and after ossicular replacement, J.
One of the important advantages of the CT scan is the detection of early cholesteatoma with subtle bony erosion or ossicular displacement.
The most common otoscopic findings were central perforation with ossicular necrosis and granulations/ polypoidal mucosa (23% each), followed by cholesteatoma with granulations (16%).
The chronic inflammation leads to deposition of hyalinized collagen that can calcify, often associated with calcification of the ossicular ligaments and tendons.
Malleus-to-footplate versus malleus-to-stapes-head ossicular reconstruction prostheses: temporal bone pressure gain measurements and clinical audiological data.
found that the improvement in coupling the transducer to the incus produces significant improvements in the transfer of vibratory stimuli to the ossicular chain [25].
KTP laser stapedotomy was carried out on the left side as described earlier [7], whereby the stapes superstructure was removed, and a self-crimping heat memory Nitinol piston was implanted to reconstruct the ossicular chain.
It contains normal temporal bone images of the infant and older child, with anatomic labels; images and description of postnatal growth of the temporal bone; and images (both before and after treatment) and case reports of typical pediatric ear diseases, including congenital anomalies in various organs, inflammatory diseases like otitis media and cholesteatoma, and other disorders, such as traumatic ossicular disruption, cochlear implantation issues, and meningitic labyrinthitis.