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
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
Define stapes: the innermost ossicle of the middle ear of mammals called also
stirrup see ear illustration.
any of the three tiny bones in the middle ear of all mammals. These are the
malleus, or hammer, the incus, or anvil, and the stapes, or stirrup. Together they
Etymology. From Late Latin stapēs (“stirrup”). ... stapes (plural stapes or
stapedes). (anatomy) A small ... (anatomy) stapes (bone in the middle ear) ...
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. Upward failer. Hooker with a heart of gold. Body: LA/London Mind: Gutter.
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
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