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fossa of oval window


Definition: a depression on the medial wall of the middle ear that has the oval window (fenestra vestibulae) in its lower portion.

Synonym(s): fossula fenestrae vestibuliTA, Huguier sinus, little fossa of the oval (vestibular) window

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