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mal·le·us

 (măl′ē-əs)
n. pl. mal·le·i (măl′ē-ī′)
The hammer-shaped bone that is the outermost of the three small bones in the mammalian middle ear. Also called hammer.

[Latin, hammer; see melə- in Indo-European roots.]

malleus

(ˈmælɪəs)
n, pl -lei (-lɪˌaɪ)
(Anatomy) the outermost and largest of the three small bones in the middle ear of mammals. Nontechnical name: hammer See also incus, stapes
[C17: from Latin: hammer]

mal•le•us

(ˈmæl i əs)

n., pl. mal•le•i (ˈmæl iˌaɪ)
the outermost of the chain of three small bones in the middle ear of mammals. Also called hammer.
[1660–70; < Latin: hammer]

mal·le·us

(măl′ē-əs)
The largest and outermost of the three small bones (called ossicles) in the middle ear. It is also called the hammer.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.malleus - the ossicle attached to the eardrummalleus - the ossicle attached to the eardrum
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
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A new study led by Binghamton University anthropologist Rolf Quam analyzed the tiny ear bones, the malleus, incus and stapes, from two species of early human ancestor in South Africa.
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Kramer's ideals of women were blatantly misogynistic in the Malleus Maleficarum; while he did borrow from the writings of the church fathers for his book, it reached an entirely different level.