Origin of cochlea
OTHER WORDS FROM cochleacoch·le·ar, adjective
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These bats have inner ears with extra space inside the cochlea and more neurons, which may help them hunt within a broad range of environments.
Since the Jurassic Period, mammals have had a distinctive arrangement of inner ear structures within the snail shell-shaped cochlea.
Hearing loss happens when the fragile hair cells inside the cochlea die.
Changes in pressure reach your cochlea and skin and become the voices and hugs of loved ones.
The latter is filled with a liquid which conveys the vibrations to a part having a coiled shell-like structure called the Cochlea.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
A dull bookworm like me,—cochlea vitam agens, Mr. Squills,—leading the life of a snail!The Caxtons, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
To destroy the cochlear nerve, the whole of the cochlea should be removed.
At the most, they knew the use of the spoon or cochlea, which they employed in eating eggs.The Wonders of Pompeii|Marc Monnier
That part of the ear which receives sound waves is known as the cochlea, or snail shell, because of its shape.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter