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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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Therefore, with respect to both inner ear BC mechanisms of fluid inertia (mechanism 3) and distortion (mechanism 4), the displacements of the oval window would then be greater and more similar to those of the round window. This would lead to smaller pressure differences across the basilar membrane, with a reduction of the magnitude of the resulting traveling wave (mechanisms 3 and 4).
First, they filled the bulla; second, they put the drugs limited to the round window only.
To explore whether type II spiral ganglion neurons participate in the contralateral suppression of the MOC reflex, ouabain was applied to the right cochlea at the round window to eliminate the type I spiral ganglion neurons.
Goycoolea, "Clinical aspects of round window membrane permeability under normal and pathological conditions," Acta Oto-Laryngologica, vol.
The most common scenario is communication with the middle ear secondary to rupture of the oval or round window. (6) CT will demonstrate air within the normally fluid-filled inner ear (Figure 10).
In the 32 patients with narrow facial recesses, the average width at the level of the round window was 0.85 mm.
Opening of the round window membrane can be performed with blunt or sharp tools or with a laser.
(12) opening the membrane of the round window; if this approach is impossible, the endosteum is opened by means of a cochleostomy;
Electrocochleographic recordings were made from an implanted round window electrode and the compound action potentials were measured daily at 2-16 kHz for 7 days.
Other items to be sold at auction include a round window from the famous Twin Towers, doors, windows and wall panels from the Royal Retiring Room, and a balustrade and lights from the Royal Box.
This pressure adjustment should also affect the back pressure on the membrane of the round window to improve the fine tuning of the cochlear hair cells' response.
In the second classification, Extension of the cholesteatoma was evaluated in terms of isolated parts as well, tympanic cavity (oval window, round window, hypotympan, sinus tympani, and facial recess), mastoid (tegmen tympani, lateral semicircular canal, sinodural angle, and internal auditory canal.) and Eustachian tube (Table-III).