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anterior process of malleus


Definition: a slender spur running anteriorly from the neck of the malleus toward the petrotympanic fissure.

Synonym(s): processus anterior malleiTA, Folli process, follian process, long process of malleus, processus gracilis, processus ravii, Rau process, Ravius process, slender process of malleus

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