incus

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Synonyms for incus

the ossicle between the malleus and the stapes

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Because of its location in the Prussak's space, acquired cholesteatomas of the pars flaccida generally displace the malle us head and the body of the incus medially From the Prussak's space, the mass can easily extend itself posteriorly in the superior incudal space towards the posterolateral portion of the attic, and then, through the aditus ad antrum, towards the antrum and the mastoid air cells10.
Soft tissue structure Young's modulus Density (N/[m.sup.2]) (kg[m.sup.-3]) Tympanic annulus ligament 4.00 x [10.sup.5] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] Superior mallear ligament 4.90 x [10.sup.6] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] Lateral mallear ligament 6.70 x [10.sup.6] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] Anterior mallear ligament 2.10 x [10.sup.7] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] Superior incudal ligament 4.90 x [10.sup.6] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] Posterior incudal ligament 6.50 x [10.sup.6] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] Stapedial annulus ligament 4.10 x [10.sup.5] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] Tensor tympani tendon 2.60 x [10.sup.6] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] Stapedial tendon 5.20 x [10.sup.5] 1.20 x [10.sup.3] TABLE 3: Material parameters of the PZT-4 ceramics.
Once in place, it makes contact with approximately 60% of the incudal process circumference.
Epitympanic diaphragm includes three malleal ligamental folds (Anterior, Lateral and Posterior), the posterior incudal ligamental fold and two membranous folds (The tensor fold and the lateral incudomalleal fold) together with the malleus and incus.