anvil

(redirected from Bick)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia.

incus

 [ing´kus]
the middle of the three ossicles of the ear; called also anvil. See also color plates.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·cus

, gen.

in·cu·dis

, pl.

in·cu·des

(ing'kŭs, in-kū'dis, in-kū'dēz), [TA] Avoid the incorrect plural inci.
The middle of the three ossicles in the middle ear; it has a body and two limbs or processes (long crus of incus and short crus of incus); at the tip of the long crus is a small knob, the lenticular process, which articulates with the head of the stapes.
Synonym(s): anvil
[L. anvil]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

anvil

(ăn′vĭl)
n.
Anatomy See incus.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

anvil

Anatomy
Incus [NA6].

Occupational health
A device used by blacksmiths to forge iron.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·cus

(ing'kŭs) [TA]
The middle of the three ossicles in the middle ear; it has a body and two limbs or processes (long crus and short crus); at the tip of the long crus is a small knob, the lenticular process that articulates with the head of the stapes.
Synonym(s): anvil.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

anvil

  1. the INCUS.
  2. any stone used by a song thrush to break open land snails such as Cepaea nemoralis. Collecting shells at such a site can show which colour forms of the snails are selected by the searching thrushes.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

in·cus

(ing'kŭs) [TA]
Middle of the three ossicles in the middle ear; has a body and two limbs or processes; at tip of long crus is a small knob, the lenticular process, which articulates with head of the stapes.
Synonym(s): anvil.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Upon Bick's return to court, Judge Michael Cullum said: "I understand the position is largely positive."
Nuestro proposito sera ubicar los aportes del psicoanalisis y en especial del trabajo de Ester Bick, referentes a la constitucion del Yo en relacion con la piel, para establecer un primer eslabon que permita dar cuenta de las motivaciones personales y las determinaciones socioculturales que parecen estar asociadas al surgimiento y la expansion del uso cada vez mas recurrente de este tipo de practicas en sociedades postindustriales.
Bick's (only) three papers are included in this collection because, in the words of the editor, 'they illuminate the historical picture'.
In 1975, after competing for four decades, the Bick and Donnelly groups merged their ad operations into the Suburban Newspapers of Greater St.
Robinson plays the cocky Jett at perpetual full throttle, whether he's sweet-talking Leslie, battling Bick or disgracing himself at the big hotel bash.
In the Austrian context, R & S subsidiary Bick Mobilfunk has been commissioned to supply Austria's new Austrian Digital Operating Network for Integrated Services (ADONIS) which is billed as Europe's largest ever trunked radio system.
Designer John Bick and homeowner Jerry Miller collaborated on the layout.
To stimulate trial of Bick's [R] Relish variants over the key Summer season, a multi-pack of four by 90g portions will be made available to major multiple accounts between May and August.
The Microsoft Edge: Insider Strategies for Building Success By Julie Bick, Pocket Books New York, NY, 1999 172 pages, $20.00
Svetlana Sigida (Moscow Conservatory) and Sally Bick (Yale University) received the 1999 Dena Epstein Awards for Archival and Library Research in American Music.
Bick, Ph.D., chairman and chief executive officer of Biopool International, commented: "Though 1998 was certainly fraught with challenges, our response to these challenges resulted in a number of very significant achievements during the year, which we believe have set the stage for substantial improvement in future sales and earnings.