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footplate

 [foot´plāt]
the flat portion of the stapes, which is set into the oval window on the medial wall of the middle ear.

base of sta·pes

[TA]
the flat portion of the stapes to which the limbs attach that fits in the oval window.
Synonym(s): basis stapedis [TA], footplate1, foot-plate

footplate

/foot·plate/ (-plāt) the flat portion of the stapes, which is set into the oval window on the medial wall of the middle ear.

base of sta·pes

(bās stā'pēz)
The flat portion of the stapes that fits in the oval window.
Synonym(s): basis stapedis [TA] , foot-plate.

ped·i·cel

(ped'i-sel)
The secondary process of a podocyte, which helps form the visceral capsule of a renal corpuscle.
Synonym(s): foot process, footplate (2) , foot-plate.
[Mod. L. pedicellus, dim. of L. pes, foot]

footplate

the flat portion of the stapes, which is set into the oval window on the medial wall of the middle ear.
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Given the appropriate spatial conditions in the oval niche, this optional base provides maximum contact to the stapes footplate and is connected to the prosthesis shaft with a micro ball joint.
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Leading the contingent of 15 airmen were Squadron Leaders Stuart Reid and Jeff Hesketh, who are more familiar with a WW2 fighter plane cockpit than the footplate of the locomotive.