Stapedial



noun, plural stapes, stapedes
[stuh-pee-deez] /stəˈpi diz/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
1.
the innermost, stirrup-shaped bone of a chain of three small bones in the middle ear of humans and other mammals, involved in the conduction of sound vibrations to the inner ear.
Also called stirrup.
Compare incus (def 1), malleus.
noun (pl) stapes, stapedes (stæˈpiːdiːz)
1.
the stirrup-shaped bone that is the innermost of three small bones in the middle ear of mammals Nontechnical name stirrup bone Compare incus, malleus

stapedial sta·pe·di·al (stā-pē’dē-əl)
adj.
Relating to the stapes.

stapes sta·pes (stā’pēz)
n. pl. stapes or sta·pe·des (stā’pĭ-dēz’)
The smallest of the three auditory ossicles, whose base fits into the oval window and whose head is articulated with the lenticular process of the long limb of the incus. Also called stirrup.
stapes
(stā’pēz)
Plural stapes or stapedes (stā’pĭ-dēz’)
The roughly stirrup-shaped bone that is the innermost of the three small bones (ossicles) of the middle ear.

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