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
Jan 24, 2016 ... This is not entirely true. We receive vibrations through the other bones and flesh
in our head, so of course we need the stapes to better hearing, ...
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
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Etymology. From Late Latin stapēs (“stirrup”). ... stapes (plural stapes or
stapedes). (anatomy) A small ... (anatomy) stapes (bone in the middle ear) ...
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.
The stapes is the smallest and most medial of the middle ear ossicles. It has a
base (foot piece / footplate) which seals the oval window and conducts vibrations