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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 31: Figure 6

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Hammer, Incus (ambos), and Stapes.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed

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Hammer, Incus (ambos), and Stapes

A. Hammer, malleus.

a) Capitulum (head).
b) Superficial articular head.
c) Neck.
d) Long process (s. spinous or Folianus).
e) Short process (s. obtusus).
f) Manubrium mallei.

B. Incus (ambos).

a) Body incudus.
b) Glenoid cavity (for head of malleus).
c) Short process.
d) Long process.
e) Process orbiculare (s. lenticulare Sylvii) [See k, in figure 5].

C. Stapes

a) Head of stapes.
b) Anterior leg.
c) Posterior leg.
d) Basis (s. footplate).
e) Sulcus stapedius.

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