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Synonyms for stapes

the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea

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In contrast to the malleus, the two other ear ossicles, the incus and stapes, appear more similar to chimpanzees, gorillas and orangutans.
All of these cases also report fixation of the stapes footplate, and tympanometry reveals stiffening of the ossicular chain.
During the surgery it was determined that the incus had eroded and separated from the stapes.
John Stapes, above, throws Rosie into his mini-cab and, left, lover-boy Dev meets Tara
Histological evaluation of stapes specimens confirmed otosclerosis as a cause of ankylosis (Fig.
Otosclerosis usually occurs when the last bone in the middle ear, the stapes, can't vibrate because the abnormal bone growth makes it stick fast in the so-called window to the inner ear.
The center, which has four operating rooms, is owned by HealthSouth, an Alabama-based health care corporation, and six local limited partners, said Administrator Lynn Stapes.
Je demontre qu'a chacune des Stapes, les militantes contribuent a la construction d'un imaginaire social transforme.
The tiniest mammalian bones--the middle ear's sound-transducing trio of the stapes, incus, and malleus--most distinctively distinguish mammals from other vertebrates.
Whether they'll get it from Stars & Stapes is unfortunately an open question.
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The middle ear contains three tiny bones, the malleus, incus, and stapes, which transmit sound from the eardrum to the inner ear.
The ear drum triggers vibrations in three tiny bones - the stapes, inchus and malleus - and the vibrations travel through fluid in the cochlea.
These three bones are named the malleus, incus, and stapes (and are also known as the hammer, anvil, and stirrup).
The smallest bone is the stapes (STAY-peez), the stirrup-shaped bone in your ear.