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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 31: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The parts of the right auditory organ connected.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The parts of the right auditory organ connected

a) Pinna (s. auricula externa), outer ear.
b) External auditory meatus.
c) Tympanic membrane.
d) Malleus.
e) Malleus, anterior (long) process (s. processus gracilis vel Folianus).
f) Malleus, manubrium.
g) Incus (s incudus).
h) Incus, short leg.
i) Incus, long leg.
k) Ossiculum orbicularis Sylvii (s. os orbiculare seu [or] lenticulare or processus orbicularis seu lenticularis)
described as a separate bone tipped with cartilage, which is in the fetus up to the sixth month, after which it fuses with the malleus and is then called a process rather than a separate bone.
l) Stapes.
m) Vestibule.
n) Superior semicircular canal.
o) Posterior semicircular canal.
p) Lateral semicircular canal.
q) Cochlea.
r) Cochlear cupula.

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