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Anatomy Term: pars media of the stapes
XAO ID: 0005142
Synonyms: pars media
Definition: "The bony part of the stapes which forms the shaft. It is shaped like a bent rod: its distal half is firmly embedded within the tympanic disk, extending from the disk center caudally and dorsally, turning inwards, until it reaches the oval window at a shallow angle."
Stage Range: NF stage 47 to death
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Parent(s): bone element (is_a) stapes (part_of)


References: Ontology Lookup Service , XB ANATOMY ONTOLOGY