The stapes /ˈsteɪpiːz/ or stirrup is a bone in the middle ear of humans and
other mammals which is involved in the conduction of sound vibrations to the
Stapes. Before becoming recognized by the brain, sound waves must enter via
the auditory canal, go through the tympanic membrane (eardrum), and then enter
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Define stapes: the innermost ossicle of the middle ear of mammals called also
stirrup see ear illustration.
Stapes: A stirrup-shaped bone in the middle ear. The stapes transmits sound
vibrations from the incus, another little bone in the middle ear, to the oval window
Etymology. From Late Latin stapēs (“stirrup”). ... stapes (plural stapes or
stapedes). (anatomy) A small ... (anatomy) stapes (bone in the middle ear) ...
The stapes is the body's smallest bone! Sometimes called the stirrup, this delicate
bone works with two others in the ear to send sound vibrations into the inner ...
The motion of the stapes against the oval window sets up waves in the fluids ...
These are the malleus, or hammer, the incus, or anvil, and the stapes, or stirrup.
n. pl. stapes or sta·pe·des (stā′pĭ-dēz′). The innermost of the three small bones
of the middle ear, shaped somewhat like a stirrup. Also called stirrup.