The handle of the malleus; the portion that extends downward, inward, and backward from the neck of the malleus; it is embedded throughout its length in the tympanic membrane. [ ]

Synonyms: malleus handle manubrium of malleus

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Term information



has related synonym

handle of malleus

malleus handle

malleal manubrium

manubrium of malleus

malleus manubrium

manubrium mallei



taxon notes

Conical in shape, with the cone extending inwards (e.g. mammals) or outwards (e.g. in birds)