TITLE

malleus

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1297
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Malleus" is presented. It refers to the largest of the three auditory ossicles in the middle ear. Malleus is attached to the eardrum and articulates with the incus. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21234941

 

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