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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.
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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
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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.
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sta·pes

(stā′pēz)
The innermost of the three small bones, called ossicles, of the middle ear. The stapes is also called the stirrup.
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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
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Translations
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stapes

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

n. estribo, el más interno de los huesecillos del oído.
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Inclusion criteria only included patients with cartilage ossiculoplasty with partial ossicular reconstruction in the presence of stapes superstructure.
Dense and sclerotic new bony tissue may be located everywhere in the otic capsule; however, it is often localized to the anterior part of the oval window that restricts the movement of stapes, resulting in progressive conductive hearing loss (1).
Types of the ossicular injuries include incudostapedial joint separation; incudomalleolar joint separation; incus dislocation; malleoincudal complex dislocation; stapediovestibular dislocation; and fractures of malleus, incus, and stapes (1).
Due to the low-level gap in air/bone conduction at diagnosis, the patient was not deemed a surgical candidate for stapes replacement and referral was made for fitting of external audiological aid.
Valsalva was the first to describe otosclerosis in 1735, as ankylosis of the stapes to the margins of the oval window.
A large, pulsating vessel was found passing through the crura of the stapes, consistent with a persistent stapedial artery (PSA) (figure 2).
The middle ear is composed of three small bones, and one among them, the stapes, is the smallest in the body.
In relation to the backward propagation of the OAE, von Bekesy discovered that the wave on the BM always traveled from the base to the apex, even the stimulus (the stapes vibration) was placed at the apex of the cochlea.
In understanding the physiological conditions of the blood supply inside the tympanic cavity, complications in the middle ear surgery, for example, the necrosis of the long process of the incus after stapes prosthesis surgery, can be explained.
The stapes footplate response to RW stimulation was determined experimentally in fresh human temporal bones and its sound pressure output level was estimated.
Erdogan also expressed satisfaction of results of his talks with President Fuad Masum and the stapes made to upgrade the relations between the two countries at a high level and stressed that "there are complementary meetings today with Masum ./End
The malleus, incus and stapes bones are found where?