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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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In total, 83 patients who underwent intact canal tympanoplasty with mastoidectomy between 2010 and 2015 were included and divided into two different groups: malleus assembly to the stapes head (MASH) and tympanic membrane assembly to the stapes head (TASH).
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They also discuss endoscopic approaches to middle ear cholesteatomas, combined endoscopic-microscopic middle ear surgery for cholesteatoma, endoscopic treatment of severe attic retraction and epitympanic and retrotympanic cholesteatoma, endoscopic treatment of cholesteatoma with antral extension, endoscopic myringoplasty, endoscopic transcanal stapes surgery, endoscopic removal of middle ear neoplasms, the endoscopic transcanal approach to the inner ear and petrous apex, combined approaches to petrous apex and inner ear diseases, and the endoscopic endonasal approach to the petrous apex.
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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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There are two main causes of conductive hearing loss due to fixation of stapes footplate: deposition of spongy bone around the footplate (otosclerosis) and congenital malformation of stapes.
The stapes was maloriented on the oval window; however, the other ossicles appeared normal (see Figs 1 and 2).
the number of bones in the human body - the biggest bone is the femur in the thigh and the smallest is the stapes bone in the middle ear.