Otosteal O*tos"te*al, n. [Oto- + Gr. 'oste`on a bone.] (Anat.) An auditory ossicle. --R. Owen. [1913 Webster]

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  • otosteal — Relating to the ossicles of the ear. [oto + G. osteon, bone] * * * ot·os·te·al .ōt äs tē əl adj of or relating to the bones of the ear …   Medical dictionary

  • otosteal — ot·osteal …   English syllables

  • otosteal — (ˈ)ōd.+ adjective Etymology: ot + osteal : of or relating to the bones of the ear …   Useful english dictionary

  • ot- — combining form or oto Etymology: Greek ōt , ōto , from ōt , ous more at ear : ear otitis otology …   Useful english dictionary

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