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WINDOW. An opening made in the wall of a house to admit light and air, and to enable those who are in to look out.
     2. The owner has a right to make as many windows in his house when not built on the line of his property as he may deem proper, although by so doing be may destroy the privacy of his neighbors. Bac. Ab. Actions in general, B.
     3. In cities and towns it is evident that the owner of a house cannot open windows in the partition wall without the consent of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the right of having ancient lights. (q.v.) The opening of such windows and destroying the privacy of the adjoining property, is not, however, actionable; the remedy against such encroachment is by obstructing them, without encroaching upon the rights of the party who opened them, so as to prevent a right from being acquired by twenty years use. 3 Camp. 82.

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14] protected the round window with a piece of gel foam soaked in normal saline, and placed a piece of gel foam soaked in gentamicin (30 mg/mL) to the oval window.
In normal hearing, fluid waves travel from the oval window through the cochlea towards the round window.
If the dehiscence is after the lower level of the oval window at the mastoid or vertical segment, it is classified as vertical segment dehiscence.
7 In tympanic cavity, oval window and sinus tympani were the most commonly involved parts (46.
3%) had a 100% correlation of oval window ankylosis (stapes footplate fixation) on exploratory tympanotomy.
The oval window serves as a switch, distributing the vibrations to the cochlea and the semicircular canals.
The abnormal bone fixates the stapes in the oval window and interferes with sound passing waves to the inner ear.
The sound, which arrives at the cochlea after the middle ear bones transmit it to the oval window, reverberates through the cochlea and the semi-circular canals.
According to these data, a "total" identification of the stapes footplate and the oval window was achieved by 71.
Even if your primary door remains the same, a storm door with an oval window or decorative glass can act as a great cover-up.
Out of the company's 42 pieces -- which include office, living and dining -- the top seller is the Oval Window Television Box, which retails for $1,400, in white birch.