osseous lacuna n.
A cavity in bony tissue occupied by an osteocyte.
- Osseous labyrinth
osseous labyrinth n. A series of cavities in the petrous portion of the temporal bone, consisting of the cochlea, the vestibule and the semicircular canals, and lodging the membranous labyrinth. Also called bony labyrinth.
[os-it] /ˈɒs ɪt/ noun 1. a member of an Aryan people of Ossetia whose religion combines features of Islam and Christianity. /ˈɒsɪt/ noun 1. a member of an Iranian people living in S Russia and N Georgia, chiefly in Ossetia in the Caucasus
[o-see-shuh; Russian uh-sye-tyi-yuh] /ɒˈsi ʃə; Russian ʌˈsyɛ tyɪ yə/ noun 1. a region in Caucasia: divided between North Ossetia of the Russian Federation and the South Ossetian Autonomous Region of the Georgian Republic. /ɒˈsiːtjə; ɒˈsɛtjə/ noun 1. a region of central Asia, in the Caucasus: consists administratively of the North Ossetian Republic in Russia and […]
[uh-sil-uh-skohp] /əˈsɪl əˌskoʊp/ noun, Electricity. 1. a device that uses a cathode-ray tube or similar instrument to depict on a screen periodic changes in an electric quantity, as voltage or current. /ɒˈsɪləˌskəʊp/ noun 1. an instrument for producing a representation of a quantity that rapidly changes with time on the screen of a cathode-ray tube. […]