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ossicle

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os=si=cle

CIDE DICTIONARY

ossiclen. [L. ossiculum, dim. of os, ossis, a bone.].
  •  A little bone; as, the auditory ossicles in the tympanum of the ear.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of numerous small calcareous structures forming the skeleton of certain echinoderms, as the starfishes.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ossicle, n.
1 Anat. any small bone, esp. of the middle ear.
2 a small piece of bonelike substance.

Etymology
L ossiculum dimin. (as OSSEOUS)

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