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incus definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the ossicle between the malleus and the stapes [syn: incus, anvil]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural incudes) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, anvil, from incudere Date: 1615 the middle bone of a chain of three small bones in the ear of a mammal called also anvil see ear illustration

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. incudes) the small anvil-shaped bone in the middle ear, in contact with the malleus and stapes. Etymology: L, = anvil

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Incus In"cus, n. [L., anvil.] 1. An anvil. 2. (Anat.) One of the small bones in the tympanum of the ear; the anvil bone. See Ear. 3. (Zo["o]l.) The central portion of the armature of the pharynx in the Rotifera.




 


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