incus: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ing'kus), [key]
— pl. in•cu•des in•cus
- the middle one of a chain of three small bones in the middle ear of humans and other mammals. Cf. malleus, stapes. See diag. under
- Also calledthe spreading, anvil-shaped, upper portion of a mature cumulonimbus cloud, smooth or slightly fibrous in appearance.
- incus (Thesaurus)