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round win·dow

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  1. fenestra rotunda, fenestra cochleae, round window, fenestra of the cochleanoun

    fenestra leading into the cochlea


  1. round window

    The round window is a small, membrane-covered opening in the inner ear, situated in the bony wall of the cochlea. It functions to allow movement of fluid within the cochlea, helping to facilitate the hearing process. It is called "round" due to its circular shape. It also plays a role in dissipating excess sound waves and pressure within the inner ear.


  1. Round window

    The round window is one of the two openings into the inner ear. It is closed off from the middle ear by the round window membrane, which vibrates with opposite phase to vibrations entering the inner ear through the oval window. It allows fluid in the cochlea to move, which in turn ensures that hair cells of the basilar membrane will be stimulated and that audition will occur.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of round window in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of round window in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • ದುಂಡಗಿನ ವಿಂಡೋKannada

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