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From Embryology
Adult Incus Anatomy
Component Latin Description
Body corpus incudis somewhat cubical but compressed transversely anterior surface is a deeply concavo-convex facet facet articulates with malleus head
Short Crus crus breve (short process) somewhat conical in shape projects almost horizontally backward attached to fossa incudis, in lower and back part of epitympanic recess
Long Crus crus longum (long process) descends nearly vertically behind and parallel to manubrium of malleus bending medialward, ends in a rounded projection, the lenticular process lenticular process is tipped with cartilage, and articulates with stapes head