Muscles of auditory ossicles

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Muscles of auditory ossicles
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The right membrana tympani with the hammer and the chorda tympani, viewed from within, from behind, and from above.
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The medial wall and part of the posterior and anterior walls of the right tympanic cavity, lateral view.
Latin musculi ossiculorum auditus; musculi ossiculorum auditoriorum
Gray's p.1046
Anatomical terms of muscle

The muscles of auditory ossicles serve to modulate the motion of the ossicles.

They include the Stapedius muscle and Tensor tympani muscle.