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sta·pes

 (stā′pēz)
n. pl. stapes or sta·pe·des (stā′pĭ-dēz′)
The innermost of the three small bones of the middle ear, shaped somewhat like a stirrup. Also called stirrup.

[New Latin stapēs, stapēd-, from Medieval Latin, stirrup, perhaps alteration (influenced by Latin stāre, to stand, and pēs, ped-, foot) of staffa, stapha, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English stæpe, stepe, step.]

sta·pe′di·al (stā-pē′dē-əl) adj.

stapes

(ˈsteɪpiːz)
n, pl stapes or stapedes (stæˈpiːdiːz)
(Anatomy) the stirrup-shaped bone that is the innermost of three small bones in the middle ear of mammals. Nontechnical name: stirrup bone Compare incus, malleus
[C17: via New Latin from Medieval Latin, perhaps a variant of staffa, stapeda stirrup, influenced in form by Latin stāre to stand + pēs a foot]
stapedial adj

sta•pes

(ˈsteɪ piz)

n., pl. sta•pes, sta•pe•des (stəˈpi diz)
a small, stirrup-shaped bone, the innermost of the chain of three small bones of the middle ear.
Also called stirrup.
[1660–70; < New Latin stapēs, Medieval Latin]
sta•pe′di•al (-di əl) adj.

sta·pes

(stā′pēz)
The innermost of the three small bones, called ossicles, of the middle ear. The stapes is also called the stirrup.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stapes - the stirrup-shaped ossicle that transmits sound from the incus to the cochlea
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
třmínek
jalus
jalustin
strzemiączko
scăriţă

stapes

[ˈsteɪpiːz] N (stapes or stapedes (pl)) [stæˈpiːdiːz] (Anat) → estribo m

sta·pes

n. estribo, el más interno de los huesecillos del oído.
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