stapedius muscle

musculus stapedius.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • stapedius — SYN: s. (muscle). [Mod. L.] * * * sta·pe·di·us stə pē dē əs n, pl dii dē .ī a small muscle of the middle ear that arises from the wall of the tympanum, is inserted into the neck of the stapes by a tendon that sometimes contains a slender spine of …   Medical dictionary

  • stapedius — noun The smallest skeletal muscle in the human body, serving to stabilize the stapes. Syn: stapedius muscle See Also: stapedial …   Wiktionary

  • Muscle — is the tissue of the body which primarily functions as a source of power. There are three types of muscle in the body. Muscle which is responsible for moving extremities and external areas of the body is called "skeletal muscle." Heart… …   Medical dictionary

  • Stapedius — Infobox Muscle Name = PAGENAME Latin = musculus stapedius GraySubject = 230 GrayPage = 1046 Caption = The medial wall and part of the posterior and anterior walls of the right tympanic cavity, lateral view. MapPos = Stapedius| MapCaption = Bones… …   Wikipedia

  • Nerve to the stapedius — Nerve: Nerve to the stapedius Latin nervus stapedius Gray s subject #202 904 Innervates Stapedius From facial nerve The Nerve to the Stapedi …   Wikipedia

  • nervus stapedius — [TA] stapedius nerve: origin, facial nerve; distribution, stapedius muscle; modality, motor …   Medical dictionary

  • musculus stapedius — [TA] stapedius muscle: origin, interior of pyramidal eminence of tympanic cavity; insertion, posterior surface of neck of stapes; innervation, stapedial branch of facial; action, dampens stapedial movement …   Medical dictionary

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