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 and through which the ossicles of the ear transmit the sound vibrations to the cochlea. Also called fenestra of vestibule.
/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.
[oh-vair-ee-uh n] /oʊˈvɛər i ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to an . adj. “pertaining to an ovary or the ovaries,” 1810, see ovary + -ian. ovary (ō’və-rē) ovarian adjective (ō-vâr’ē-ən)
- Ovarian artery
ovarian artery n. An artery with its origin in the aorta, with distribution to the ureter, ovary, ovarian ligament, and uterine tube, and with anastomosis to the uterine artery.