stapedius


stapedius
SYN: s. (muscle). [Mod. L.]

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sta·pe·di·us stə-'pē-dē-əs n, pl -dii -dē-.ī a small muscle of the middle ear that arises from the wall of the tympanum, is inserted into the neck of the stapes by a tendon that sometimes contains a slender spine of bone, and serves to check and dampen vibration of the stapes called also stapedius muscle

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sta·pe·di·us (stə-peґde-əs) musculus stapedius.

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  • Stapedius — Muscle stapédien Pour les articles homonymes, voir étrier. Le muscle stapédien est le plus petit muscle strié de l être humain …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stapedius — noun The smallest skeletal muscle in the human body, serving to stabilize the stapes. Syn: stapedius muscle See Also: stapedial …   Wiktionary

  • stapedius — stape̱dius, ...dia, ,..dium [zu ↑Stapes]: zum Steigbügel des Innenohrs gehörend; z. B. in der Fügung ↑Nervus stapedius (Anat.) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • stapedius — sta·pe·di·us …   English syllables

  • stapedius — …   Useful english dictionary

  • stapedius muscle — musculus stapedius …   Medical dictionary

  • M. stapedius — Musculus stapedius Ursprung Eminentia pyramidalis Ansatz Steigbügelhals Funktion spannt das Ligamentum anulare Innervation …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Musculus stapedius — Ursprung Eminentia pyramidalis Ansatz Steigbügelhals Funktion spannt das Ligamentum anulare Innervation …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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