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These are the smallest bones found in the middle ear, and are connected by synovial joints.
auditory ossicles
This bone is connected to the internal surface of the eardrum.
malleus
This bone articulates with the head of the stapes - and is the middle bone.
incus
This bone fits into the oval window - near the secondary tympanic membrane.
stapes
This connects the middle ear with the nasopharynx - and is pretty much responsible for yawning and such.
The auditory tube
These two bones are attached to the oval window.
Stapes and the incus
These two muscles attach to the ossicles.
Stapedius and tensor tympani muscles