base of stapes

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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

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.
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Transportation officer Nasir Nazeer has issued a schedule for foot-plate inspection schedule for Jan 5-13 for the purpose, says a press release.
Divisional Transportation Officer Lahore Nasir Nazir has issued a schedule of the officers' foot-plate inspection from January 5 to 13 on the direction of Divisional Superintendent Sufyan Sarfaraz Dogar in this regard.
The foot-plate engineers on steam locomotives were critical to railways.
Steam Dreams, the company which is organising the visit has agreed for Mr Blight to mount the foot-plate when the Oliver Cromwell comes to Cardiff.
With a driver, a stoker and a foot-plate man, A guard with his flag and his guardsman's van.
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