helicotrema

[hĕl′ĭ-kō-trēmə]

n.

An opening at the apex of the cochlea that connects the vestibular canal and the scala tympani.

Nearby words

  1. hydrokinetic,
  2. hydrokinetics,
  3. hydrolant,
  4. hydrolase,
  5. hydrologic,
  6. hydrology,
  7. hydrolysate,
  8. hydrolyse,
  9. hydrolysis,
  10. hydrolyst


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