Annular ligament of stapes

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Annular stapedial ligament
Details
Latin Ligamentum anulare stapedis
From
Stapes
To
Oval window
Identifiers
Gray's [1]
Dorlands
/Elsevier
stapedial ligament l_09/Annular stapedial ligament
TA A15.3.02.060
FMA FMA:60884
Anatomical terminology

The Annular stapedial ligament is a ring of fibrous tissue that connects the base of the stapes to the oval window of the inner ear.

Calcification and hardening of the annular ligament of the stapes (Otosclerosis) is a common cause of adult deafness.