Dr Jeremy Jones and R Bronson et al.

Ossicles are "small bones" - the definition is really that broad! In human anatomy, the small bones in the middle ear are referred to as "the ossicles", but there are many other small bones in the hand and feet that appear are normal variant anatomy and are termed "accessory ossicles":

Anatomy: General

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rID: 1005
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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Cases and figures

  • Os trigonum
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  • Os peroneum
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  • Os Naviculare
    Os tibiale externum (os naviculare accessorium)
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  • Os calcaneus secundarius
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  • x ray left elbow
    Os supratrochleare dorsale
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