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English definition of “ossicle”


noun [C]     /ˈɒs.ɪ.kəl/ US  /ˈɑs.ɪ.kəl/ specialized
a small bone or structure that is similar to a bone : The auditory ossicles are small bones in the middle ear .Bone structures
(Definition of ossicle noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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