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  • Ossicles-The three small bones of the middle ear: the malleus (hammer), the incus (anvil) and the stapes (stirrup).
  • 16), extending between the fenestra ovalis and the tympanic membrane or drum, consists of (I) the long and slen der columella, a straight, ossified rod which fits with a disk into the fenestra r; t st ovalis; it is homologous with the stapes (m.st.), although not stirrupshaped; (2) the extra-columellar mass.
  • Parker.) extracolumellar mass, that between stapes and drum, is equivalent to incus and malleus of the mammalia.