Stapes

Term Category: Anatomy

The Stapes is the third of the three ossicles in the middle ear, it is also called the stirrup bone due to its shape. The stapes transmits sound from the incus to the oval window, the covered opening to the inner ear. In a very small percentage of the population the stapes is absent.

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