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. […]
oscillopsia os·cil·lop·si·a (ŏs’ə-lŏp’sē-ə) n. The sensation that viewed objects are moving or wavering back and forth. Also called oscillating vision.
[os-uh-lom-i-ter] /ˌɒs əˈlɒm ɪ tər/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. an instrument for measuring oscillations, especially those of the arterial pulse. oscillometry os·cil·lom·e·try (ŏs’ə-lŏm’ĭ-trē) n. The measurement of oscillations by means of an oscillometer. oscillometer os·cil·lom·e·ter (ŏs’ə-lŏm’ĭ-tər) n. An apparatus for measuring oscillations, especially those of the bloodstream in sphygmometry. os’cil·lo·met’ric (ŏs’ə-lō-mět’tĭk) adj.