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English definition of “malleus”


noun [C usually sing] uk   /ˈmæl.i.əs/ (plural mallei) specialized us  
one of three very small bones that carry sound from the eardrum to the inner ear
See also
The ear
(Definition of malleus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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