ossiculate
ossiculate ossiculate adj. Of or pertaining to an ossicle.

Syn: ossicular. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • ossiculate — See ossicular. * * * …   Universalium

  • ossiculate — os·sic·u·late …   English syllables

  • ossiculate — adjective pertaining to the ossicles in the middle ear • Syn: ↑ossicular • Pertains to noun: ↑ossicle, ↑ossicle (for: ↑ossicular) • Derivationally related forms: ↑oss …   Useful english dictionary

  • ossicular — adjective pertaining to the ossicles in the middle ear • Syn: ↑ossiculate • Pertains to noun: ↑ossicle (for: ↑ossiculate), ↑ossicle • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ossicular — adj. Of or pertaining to an ossicle. Syn: ossiculate. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ossicle — ossicular /o sik yeuh leuhr/, ossiculate /o sik yeuh lit/, adj. /os i keuhl/, n. a small bone. [1570 80; < L ossiculum, equiv. to ossi (comb. form of os) bone + culum CLE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ossicle — [äs′i kəl] n. [< L ossiculum, dim. of os, a bone: see OSSIFY] a small bone or bonelike structure; esp., any of the three small bones in the tympanic cavity of the ear ossicular [ä sik′yo͞o lər] adj. ossiculate [ä sik′yəlit, ä sik′yəlāt΄] …   English World dictionary

  • ossiculated — adjective see ossiculate …   Useful english dictionary

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