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1. malleus

noun. the ossicle attached to the eardrum.

Synonyms

  • middle ear
  • hammer
  • auditory ossicle
  • tympanic cavity

Etymology

  • malleus (Latin)

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Sentences with malleus


1. Adjective
Their scientific names are malleus, incus and stapes.

2. Noun, singular or mass
These are called the malleus, incus and stapes--or, in English, hammer, anvil and stirrup.

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