\mˈalɪəs], \mˈalɪəs], \m_ˈa_l_ɪ__ə_s]\
Definitions of MALLEUS
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
The longest and outermost of the four small bones of the ear. It is situate at the outer part of the tympanum, and is united to the membrana tympani. It has, 1. An ovoid head, which is articulated behind with the incus, and is supported by a narrow part called the neck: this has, anteriorly, a appophysis, which is engaged in the glenoid fissure and is called the Apophysis or Process, Processus gracilis, of Rau. It affords attachment to the anterior seu externus mallei muscle. 2. A handle, which forms an obtuse angle with the neck, and corresponds to the membrane of the tympanum, which it seems to draw inwards. It is furnished at its upper extremity with a process -the processus brevis, to which the internus mallei is attached. This bone is developed by a single point of ossification.
By Robley Dunglison
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