Definitions for ear ossicles
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ear ossicles
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A mobile chain of three small bones (INCUS; MALLEUS; STAPES) in the TYMPANIC CAVITY between the TYMPANIC MEMBRANE and the oval window on the wall of INNER EAR. Sound waves are converted to vibration by the tympanic membrane then transmitted via these ear ossicles to the inner ear.
Images & Illustrations of ear ossicles
Find a translation for the ear ossicles definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these ear ossicles definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"ear ossicles." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 25 Nov. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ear ossicles>.