incus definition

  • noun:
    • An anvil-shaped bone between your malleus as well as the stapes in the mammalian center ear. Also known as anvil.
    • A thunderhead.
    • a tiny anvil-shaped bone at the center ear.
    • an accessory cloud, in the form of an anvil which types by dispersing towards the top of a cumulonimbus.
    • An anvil.
    • One of the small bones within the tympanum of this ear; the anvil bone tissue. See Ear.
    • The central part of the armature associated with pharynx inside Rotifera.
    • In zoology and physiology: One of the bones of this internal (middle) ear of a mammal: so-named from the fancied similarity to an anvil.
    • the ossicle involving the malleus together with stapes

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