mal·le·ar (malґe-ər) pertaining to the malleus (def. 1); called also malleal and malleolar.

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  • malleal — adjective Of, or pertaining to, the malleus. Syn: mallear …   Wiktionary

  • fold — 1. A ridge or margin apparently formed by the doubling back of a lamina. SYN: plica. 2. In the embryo, a transient elevation or reduplication of tissue in the form of a lamina …   Medical dictionary

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  • stria — 1. A stripe, band, streak, or line, distinguished by color, texture, depression, or elevation from the tissue in which it is found. SYN: striation (1). 2. SYN: striae cutis distensae. [L …   Medical dictionary

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