Ossicles Sentence Examples
All these parts are supported by plates or ossicles of crystalline carbonate of lime.
Sagemehl, in which the airbladder is connected with the ear by a chain of small bones (socalled Weberian ossicles).
About 700 species of Carboniferous fish have been described largely from teeth, spines and dermal ossicles.
These teeth are connected with a framework of movably articulated ossicles developed as thickened and calcified portions of the lining cuticle of the stomach and moved by special muscles in such a way as to bring the three teeth together in the middle line.
Thyng, who has carefully reviewed all the other theories, the balance of evidence tends to show that the quadrate has been taken up into the inner ear, where it is represented among the auditory ossicles by the incus.Advertisement
The three middle ear bones Ã¢ the ossicles Ã¢ are called the malleus, the incus and the stapes.
Three small bones (called the ossicles) in the middle ear link the eardrum to the inner ear.
This, in turn, causes vibration of tiny bones in the middle ear (the ear ossicles ).
When the eardrum vibrates, three tiny bones within the middle ear, called ossicles, transmit these sounds to the inner ear.
The eustachian tube, which connects the middle ear to the nose, normally equalizes pressure in the middle ear, allowing the eardrum and ossicles to vibrate correctly, so that hearing is normal.Advertisement
Ossicles somewhat resembling large coffee-berries had been previously found in association with the bones of Mylodon, and in Glossotherium nearly similar ossicles occur embedded on the inner side of the thick hide.
In common with these two families and the Characinidae of Africa and South America, the Gymnotidae possess the peculiar structures called ossicula auditus or Weberian ossicles.
The resemblance of the flooring-plates to the ambulacral ossicles of a starfish is so exact that one can explain it only by supposing similar relations of the water-canals and their branches (podia).