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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea.

Usage examples (37)
  • THE INTERNAL EAR On the other side of the oval window covered by the stapes is the vestibule referred to on page 248.
  • That’s just so you can see where the stapes is the comparable structures.
  • The stapes as I have already shown is the stirrup.
  • It is, therefore, the homologue of the stapes in mammals. for more
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