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incus

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noun in·cus \ˈiŋ-kəs\

Medical Definition of incus

plural in·cu·des \iŋ-ˈkyüd-(ˌ)ēz, ˈiŋ-kyə-ˌdēz\play play

  1. :  the middle bone of the chain of three ossicles in the middle ear of a mammal resembling a premolar tooth with the body having a facet which articulates with the malleus and with the longer of the two widely separated crura having a process which articulates with the stapes—called also ambos, anvil



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