What does ossicle mean?

Definitions for ossicleˈɒs ɪ kəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ossicle, bonelet, ossiculum(noun)

    a small bone; especially one in the middle ear


  1. ossicle(Noun)

    A small bone (or bony structure), especially one of the three of the middle ear.

    The incus is one of the three auditory ossicles.

  2. ossicle(Noun)

    Bone-like joint or plate, especially:

  3. Origin: Late 16th century from Latin ossiculum ("little bone", "ossicle") from os ("bone").


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ossicle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ossicle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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