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What are the three inner ear bones?


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Answered 2017-11-01 13:47:39

The three auditory ossicles are bones of the middle ear.

There are no bones elsewhere in the ear (none in the inner ear).

  • tympannic side = malleus or hammer
  • middle = incus or anvil
  • oval window side = stapes or stirrup
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