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malleus

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English

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Location of the malleus

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] malleus (hammer, mallet)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
malleus

Plural
mallei

malleus (mallei)
  1. (anatomy) The small hammer-shaped bone of the middle ear.

Synonyms

  • (bone of the middle ear): hammer

Translations


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malleus (a mallet)

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Pronunciation

Noun

malleus (genitive malleī); m, second declension

  1. hammer, mallet
  2. a disease of animals
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the malleus, a small bone in the middle ear

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative malleus malleī
genitive malleī malleōrum
dative malleō malleīs
accusative malleum malleōs
ablative malleō malleīs
vocative mallee malleī

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