pectinate zone

n.

The outer region of the basal layer of the cochlear duct of the ear.

Nearby words

  1. pectin,
  2. pectinaceous,
  3. pectinate,
  4. pectinate line,
  5. pectinate muscle,
  6. pectineal,
  7. pectineal ligament,
  8. pectineal line of pubis,
  9. pectineal muscle,
  10. pectiniform


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