Why is Stapes the Smallest Bone?
Stape is called the smallest bone because it is connected with the oval window by its annular ligament and its shape is in stirrup which is why it is also called a Stirrup in Latin.
Which is the Smallest Bone in Human Body?
Stapes is the smallest bone in the human body with a size of 3mm × 2.5mm. It is bell-shaped and is connected to the oval window through an annular ligament.