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Malleus

Mal´le`us
n.1.(Anat.) The outermost of the three small auditory bones, ossicles; the hammer. It is attached to the tympanic membrane by a long process, the handle or manubrium. See Illust. of Far.
2.(Zool.) One of the hard lateral pieces of the mastax of Rotifera. See Mastax.
3.(Zool.) A genus of bivalve shells; the hammer shell.
Noun1.Malleusmalleus - the ossicle attached to the eardrum
Synonyms: hammer
auditory ossicle, hammer, middle ear, tympanic cavity, tympanum
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Malleate
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mallecho
mallee
mallee bird
mallee fowl
mallee hen
Mallemock
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Malleolar
Malleolus
Mallet
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Mallow
mallow family
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Malm
malma
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Malmo
Malmsey
malnourish
malnourished
malnourishment
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