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in·cus

 (ĭng′kəs)
n. pl. in·cu·des (ĭng-kyo͞o′dēz)
1. An anvil-shaped bone between the malleus and the stapes in the mammalian middle ear. Also called anvil.
2. A thunderhead.

[Latin incūs, incūd-, anvil, from incūsus, past participle of incūdere, to forge with a hammer : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + cūdere, to beat, forge; see kau- in Indo-European roots.]

incus

(ˈɪŋkəs)
n, pl incudes (ɪnˈkjuːdiːz)
(Anatomy) the central of the three small bones in the middle ear of mammals. Nontechnical name: anvil Compare malleus, stapes
[C17: from Latin: anvil, from incūdere to forge]
incudate, incudal adj

in•cus

(ˈɪŋ kəs)

n., pl. in•cu•des (ɪnˈkyu diz)
the middle bone of the chain of three small bones in the middle ear of mammals..
Also called anvil.
[1660–70; < New Latin, Latin incūs anvil =incud-, s. of incūdere; see incuse]
in′cu•date` (-kyəˌdeɪt, -dɪt) in′cu•dal, adj.

in·cus

(ĭng′kəs)
One of the three small bones, called ossicles, in the middle ear. The incus is also called the anvil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incus - the ossicle between the malleus and the stapesincus - the ossicle between the malleus and the stapes
auditory ossicle - ossicles of the middle ear that transmit acoustic vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear
middle ear, tympanic cavity, tympanum - the main cavity of the ear; between the eardrum and the inner ear
Translations
kovadlinka
alasin
enclumeincus
steðji
nicovală
nakovanj
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Examination revealed an effusion in the left middle ear with a Sade grade 2 pars tensa retraction and a Tos stage 4 self-cleansing attic retraction pocket; an erosion of the long process of the incus was also observed (figure).
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In the left ear, besides adhesions and retractions, a dissected long process of the incus could be observed (figure).
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Erosion of the incus long process with concomitant discontinuity of the incudostapedial joint is a common cause of conductive hearing loss secondary to chronic otitis media.
In such cases, you have already performed a stapes mobilization by inadvertently mobilizing the stapes via the incus.