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Once your eardrum starts vibrating, the ossicles in your middle ear start vibrating, too.
The auditory ossicles of the middle ear – the malleus, incus and stapes – are the tiniest bones in the human body.
The other bore tooth-like protuberances, called ossicles, above speckled reddish black skin.
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