orbicular bone


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len·tic·u·lar pro·cess of in·cus

[TA]
a knob at the tip of the long limb of the incus that articulates with the stapes.

orbicular bone

Etymology: L, orbiculus, little circle; AS, ban
a knob on the end of the long process of the incus that articulates with the stapes.

orbicular bone

The rounded end of the long process of the incus, a middle ear ossicle. It probably represents a secondary ossification center in the long or lenticular process.
See also: bone