ROUND WINDOW

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Opening in the inner wall of the middle ear which is covered by a thin membrane that compensates for changes in inner ear pressure by permitting dislocation of the basilar membrane and sensory receptor stimulation.

ROUND WINDOW: "The round window is the opening of the middle ear."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ROUND WINDOW," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/round-window/ (accessed December 2, 2021).

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