(maths) the locus of a point x, whose distance from two fixed points, a and b, is such that |x–a| |x–b| is a constant
proprietary name of a drink mix, 1906, probably based on Latin ovum (see oval), because eggs are one of the ingredients.
noun, Anatomy. 1. an oval opening at the head of the cochlea, connecting the middle and inner ear, through which sound vibrations of the stapes are transmitted. oval window n. An oval opening located on the medial wall of the tympanic cavity, leading into the vestibule, to which the base of the stapes is connected […]
/əʊˈvæmbəʊ; ɔːˈvambɔː/ noun 1. (pl) -bo, -bos. a member of a mixed Khoikhoi and Negroid people of southern Africa, living chiefly in N Namibia: noted for their skill in metal work 2. the language of this people, belonging to the Bantu group of the Niger-Congo family
ovarialgia o·var·i·al·gi·a (ō-vâr’ē-āl’jē-ə, -jə) n. A pain in the ovary.