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Stapes

stapes

One of three ossicles of the middle ear. The stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea.One of the three ear ossicles which is also known as the stirrup due to its stirrup-like shape.


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select and write answer..

can anyone help me out of this?? 1. Malleus, incus and stapes are the bones of of -------- A. external ear. B.middle ear. C.internal ear. D.cranium. 2. the only non articulating bone in the human body is --------- A.tibia. B.fibula. C.patella. D.hyoid. ...

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by manish94
Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:21 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: select and write answer..
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THE MIDDLE EAR

INCUS, STAPES AND MACELLUS It's malleusn (hammer), incus (anvil) & stapes (stirrup) :wink: . As I remember, they start vibrating - each ossicle enhances vibration of the next one. More details: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ear

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by SU_reptile
Thu Jul 27, 2006 10:10 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: THE MIDDLE EAR
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Views: 3348

THE MIDDLE EAR

I KNOW THAT THE INCUS, STAPES AND MACELLUS AMPLIFY SOUND (VIBRATION) SO THAT THE COCHLEA CAN TRANSDUCE THE ENERGY INTO ELECTRICAL ENERGY. HOW DO THESE THRE BONES AMPLIFY SOUND? PLEASE CORRECT ANY ERRORS THX

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by fireblaze
Thu Jul 27, 2006 6:29 am
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: THE MIDDLE EAR
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Views: 3348

Do snakes have ears?

... jaw join of lower tetrapods has migrated into middle ear of mammals and became two of three bones (malleus, incus). The third bone is columella (stapes) which is analog (at least the part of it) to the columella of reptiles. Snakes sense vibrations through this bone. The distal part of it is ...

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by Beetle
Mon Sep 12, 2005 9:51 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Do snakes have ears?
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