What is the smallest bone in your body??

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  • 1 decade ago
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    There are three osscicles (small bones) in the middle ear, connected to each other...the malleus, Incus (stirrup) and stapes....(the average measure is 1.5 milimiters...between the Incus and stapes, there is a very tiny bone, with the shape of a lentil (filling the very small joint) called the lenticular bone...it measures .25 milimiters (that is a quarter of a milimeter)..and THAT is te smallest bone in the body...measurable only when it can be found (its so small, that even with a microscope, its hard to see and find)......

    Source(s): I am a licensed neurosurgeon (Germany)
  • 1 decade ago

    The smallest bone in the body is the stirrup bone inside the eardrum. It is less an inch long.

  • 1 decade ago

    The three middle ear bones are the smallest bones in your body. They are pretty close in size.

  • 6 years ago

    stirrup is the smallest bone in your ear

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  • 1 decade ago

    Your ear bone.

  • 1 decade ago

    stapes("stirrup"), incus ("anvil"), and malleus ("hammer") these are the smallest bones.they are located in your ear but i dont know what one is the very smallest.

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