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sonofgroucho commented on the word hammer, anvil and stirrup
aka malleus, incus and stapes.
February 4, 2008
treeseed commented on the word hammer, anvil and stirrup
Nicknames for the three bones of the middle ear, based on their shapes
The middle ear, an air-filled cavity behind the ear drum (tympanic membrane), includes the three ear bones or ossicles: the malleus (or hammer), incus (or anvil), and stapes (or stirrup).
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