"Ear Ossicles" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A mobile chain of three small bones (INCUS; MALLEUS; STAPES) in the TYMPANIC CAVITY between the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE and the oval window on the wall of INNER EAR. Sound waves are converted to vibration by the tympanic membrane then transmitted via these ear ossicles to the inner ear.
- Ear Ossicles
- Ear Ossicle
- Ossicle, Ear
- Ossicles, Ear
- Auditory Ossicles
- Auditory Ossicle
- Ossicle, Auditory
- Ossicles, Auditory
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