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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Ear ossicles

Right ossicles articulated, lateral view

Image #62-7

KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Ear.

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Ear ossicles
Right ossicles articulated, lateral view
A . Malleus
B . Incus
C . Stapes
1 . Capitulum of malleus
2 . Neck of malleus
3 . Lateral process of malleus
4 . Anterior process of malleus
5 . Manubrium of malleus
6 . Anterior crus of stapes
7 . Base of stapes
8 . Body of incus
9 . Short crus of incus
10 . Incus-malleolar articulation
11 . Long crus of incus
12 . Capitulum of stapes