arcuate zone

n.

The inner third of the basilar membrane of the cochlear duct, from the tympanic lip of the osseous spiral lamina to the outer pillar cell of the spiral organ.zona tecta

Nearby words

  1. arcuate artery of kidney,
  2. arcuate fiber,
  3. arcuate ligament,
  4. arcuate nuclei,
  5. arcuate veins of kidney,
  6. arcuation,
  7. arcus,
  8. arcus cornealis,
  9. arcus senilis,
  10. ard


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