Variation of the ossicular mass along the postnatal age (postnatal days, PND) shown on linear axes. The inset shows a medial view of a three-dimensional model of the right middle ear ossicles of Monodelphis domestica at 30 PND. The stapes is illustrated disarticulated from the incus (adapted from Sánchez-Villagra et al. 2002: Fig. 2c). Abbreviations: i, incus; m, malleus; s, stapes.

  Part of: Nummela S, Aguirre-Fernández G, Smith KK, Sánchez-Villagra MR (2022) Growth pattern of the middle ear in the gray short-tailed opossum, Monodelphis domestica. Vertebrate Zoology 72: 487-494.