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Anatomy Term: stapes
XAO ID: 0004310
Synonyms: columella
Definition: "Bone of the ear that is connected to the tympanic membrane via the extrastapes. This structure is the amphibian ear ossicle, also known as the columella. It extends between extrastapes cartilage and the oval window. The extrastapes forms a cartilaginous tympanic disk."
Stage Range: NF stage 47 to death
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Parent(s): auditory ossicle (is_a) cartilage element (is_a) middle ear (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY