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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

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]
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Bilateral symmetry of the stapes measurements was suggested, but symmetry was statistically significant only for the footplate width ([r.sub.s] = 0.86; n = 8; 95% confidence interval: 0.39 to 0.97).
"After only a month on the footplate I had to keep an engine in steam impossible "I'm 68 now and this is likely my last chance to restore five full-size engines
According to these data, a "total" identification of the stapes footplate and the oval window was achieved by 71.4% of residents during the endoscopic approach, whereas only 38% of them reported a "total" identification of these structures in the microscopic approach.
Steam was being phased out rapidly on BR's Western Region, and Pete stayed on the footplate only 14 months before going to work at GEC's Coventry plant, where he became a TGWU works convenor.
Footplate thickness was jointly determined by three expert surgeons, who assigned one of four grades to each case (table 1).
Pete Waterman on the footplate at the Pont Croesor ceremony (inset)
Train boss James Shuttleworth said: "We're aware of the problem and we've instructed the footplate crew to limit the smoke while standing in the platform area."
I was a fireman on the footplate at Saltley MPDs (sheds in old fashion talk) so I know quite a bit about the railways.
With the NG/G16 Garratts handling service train duties, the Dinas complex near Caernarfon will be a hive of activity with the smaller locos of the Welsh Highland Railway offering footplate rides and the chance for enthusiasts to try their hand at a slate shunt.
Cornelissen was seen removing a large bag from behind the footplate of the cab, which contained 20 brick sized blocks, later identified as heroin.
My father and his brother both worked out of King's Cross and I only had to mention their names and I was on the footplate!
While standing on Middlesbrough station platform, A3 locomotive 67685 driven by 48-year-old Bill Moorhouse arrived, giving the Gazette a photoshoot opportunity as they climbed on the footplate with him.