lateral process of malleus

(redirected from short process of malleus)

lat·er·al pro·cess of mal·le·us

a short projection from the base of the manubrium of the malleus, attached firmly to the drum membrane.
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A minimally invasive method combined with a drilled hole-centered bone-bed and the short process of malleus was adopted.
The STL file of the auditory ossicle was imported; the collecting ball was moved to enclose the short process of malleus and all-point clouds were collected in the ball.
This method used the full use of bone surface of the temporal implant bone bed to avoid the additional exposure and used the short process of malleus as an obvious anatomic marker.