"Stapedius" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A tiny muscle that arises from the posterior wall of the TYMPANIC CAVITY of MIDDLE EAR with its tendon inserted onto the neck of the STAPES. Stapedius pulls the stapes posteriorly and controls its movement.
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Pathology quiz case 2. Intramuscular myxoma of the stapedius muscle. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2009 Feb; 135(2):217, 219-20.