Ossicle sentence example

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  • To allow the transmission of high frequency sounds, the stapes is used as an auditory ossicle.
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  • If an x-ray shows an independent ossicle behind the main body of the tendon then surgical removal may be helpful after skeletal maturation.
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  • In Colymbus the patella is reduced to a small ossicle, its function being taken by the greatly developed pyramidal processus tibialis anterior; in Podiceps and Hesperornis the patella itself is large and pyramidal.
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